March 2007 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Secret Ingredient

Once we get into the full article we find out that scientists at Johns Hopkins have created a mosquito with EYES that glow in the dark. The mosquitoes were also genetically altered to resist malaria.

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Glyco… what?

Once we get into the full article we find out that scientists at Johns Hopkins have created a mosquito with EYES that glow in the dark. The mosquitoes were also genetically altered to resist malaria.

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Not Making it Up

In a recent Daily Dose e-letter, Dr. Douglass shared eye-opening details from a UK advocacy group known as Chemical Safe Skincare. The CSS web site states that, "the average woman uses 12 toiletries every day and applies more than 175 chemical compounds to her body in the process."

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Oh, I had HIGH hopes for this one.

Once we get into the full article we find out that scientists at Johns Hopkins have created a mosquito with EYES that glow in the dark. The mosquitoes were also genetically altered to resist malaria.

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Get Up and Go

An auctioneer who's undergoing chemotherapy finds the strength to return to work. A bed and breakfast owner, also undergoing chemotherapy, is so revitalized that he and his wife are able to open their house to guests again. If these heartwarming stories sound familiar, it's because you've seen them played out again and again in TV ads for Procrit – the medication that treats anemia prompted by kidney disease, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

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Give and Take (Again)

Brigham and Women's Hospital mounted an impressively large and long intervention study that examined the effects of beta carotene supplementation on age-related maculopathy (ARM) – a disorder of the macular area of the eye. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a type of ARM.

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Stealing Away

Recent research shows that kleptomaniacs appear to have something in common with many patients who suffer from anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): They may have a serotonin dysfunction.

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