May 2008 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The original zero-calorie hydrator vs. sugar water.

G2 is a Gatorade product designed to be "off the field" hydration for athletes. And here's the advertising pitch: It's a "low-calorie hydrator."

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Multiple Sclerosis patients may benefit from serotonin manipulation

New research suggests that multiple sclerosis progression may be impeded with serotonin manipulation.

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The length of your limbs might help predict Alzheimer's risk

It sounds odd, but there just might be something to it: The length of your limbs might help predict risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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The FDA has sunk to a new low with approval of a dangerous vaccine for infants

A large study showed that Rotarix successfully prevented severe and mild cases of gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus. Butm the FDA also reported: "Increased rates of convulsion and pneumonia-related deaths were observed in the Rotarix recipients."

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Allergies? Just seal yourself inside your house - problem solved!

On a recent broadcast of Good Morning America, GMA medical editor Tim Johnson, M.D., told host Charlie Gibson that the best way to control allergies is to control your environment.

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Antioxidant supplement use during cancer treatments is NOT dangerous

Researchers found that long-term use of vitamin E put head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation at higher risk for second primary cancer. Now, the authors admit that the patients in the trial were already at high risk of second primary cancers.

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The HSI e-Alert and Boston Legal connection

The Health Sciences Institute and the popular legal drama, Boston Legal, often discuss the same topics.

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