October 2007 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Super Bug

According to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research, chances of falling prey to an unusually aggressive and life-threatening bacterium are much higher than previously thought.

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Colon cancer catcher

According to a new study, original colonoscopies are far more significant than follow-up screenings in the prevention of colon cancer.

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Right for you?

The commonly prescribed drug for bipolar disorder, Abilify, notes some of the most devastating potential side effects you'll ever hear in a drug advertisement.

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Hazardous housework?

A study showed that the risk of developing asthma was much higher for people who cleaned at least once each week using cleaning sprays, glass-cleaners, furniture-cleaners, and air fresheners.

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Tea For Two

Drinking tea – especially green tea — has benefits for both women and men.

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Blood pressure and gingko biloba

Studies have shown that ginkgo may help promote hypotension – blood pressure that's lower than usual.

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Calling For Backup

It's difficult to prevent pneumonia with an ineffective immune system.

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