March 2008 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

FDA inspection of foreign drug makers: April Fool's joke?

We now know that a large majority of prescription drugs are not made in the U.S. And we now know that foreign drug makers are rarely if ever inspected.

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Drug prices and the amazing power of the placebo effect

The energy used by the human brain is enough to illuminate a 25-watt light bulb.

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Lung cancer risk cut in half with proper diet

Researchers at Spain's Galician Public Foundation for Health Emergencies conducted a study to examine the correlation between fruit and vegetable intake and lung cancer risk.

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Milk thistle for psoriasis

If milk thistle supports liver health, and if poor liver function is one of the triggers that sets off psoriasis, then…

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Fish oil or flax oil - which is the best omega fatty acid source?

Flaxseed contains lignans, a good source of ALA, which is converted by the body into omega-3 fatty acids. Studies show that omega-3s help improve cell function in the lining of the heart and blood vessels, lower triglyceride levels, and inhibit platelet clumping. So…why fish oil?

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Antioxidants may protect hearing

A recent study shows that antioxidants may protect hearing.

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Antioxidants and conventional cancer therapy can work together

Many studies have demonstrated that antioxidants may help cancer patients live longer while improving quality of life.

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