October 2006 - Page 3 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Benefits of Curcumin

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could set loose inside your body a microscopic cleaning crew that would hunt down and remove harmful microorganisms and waste products?

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Abraham Cherrix Update

Abraham is the Virginia teenager who suddenly found himself in the national spotlight last summer when he refused to undergo chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin’s disease.

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Same Time Next Year

Yes, it’s that time of year again. The flu fear talk is ratcheting up, vaccine supplies will be abundant in some areas and meager in others, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will send mixed signals and bewildering messages.

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Marijuana Might Prevent Alzheimer's

A recent laboratory study conducted by researchers at the Scripps Research Institute found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the active chemical in marijuana) might block formation of the enzyme that leads to amyloid plaque buildup in the brain.

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Naturally Krafty

“Kraft Foods has taken another step in the direction of health and wellness,” according to a report from NutraIngredients-USA. Riiiight. And when I walk up a flight of stairs I take another step in the direction of the moon.

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Moderate Drinking may Benefit Older Women

Older women who drink alcohol in moderation are generally healthier than older women who don’t drink, according to the results of a new Australian study.

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Discussion: Edema

An HSI member named Erlyle writes: “Does anyone know why people often suffer from edema as they get older?”

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