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

Gout may pose serious heart dangers

All gout patients and their doctors need to be aware of a surprising study from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Court says USDA can prohibit beef manufacturers from mad cow testing

Creekstone, a Kansas meat packing company, begins testing its cattle for mad cow disease in order to reassure nervous Japanese customers that the animals are disease-free.

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New evidence shows that eating nuts and popcorn may not raise diverticulitis risk

About half of all people over the age of 60 develop diverticulosis. If you’re among them, I have some surprising good news that you should talk to your doctor about.

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Genetic engineering may create skimmed-milk-producing cows

According to scientists in New Zealand, we’re just five years away from cows that will produce skimmed milk.

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High fructose corn syrup - all natural, and possibly dangerous

Earlier this year the FDA stated that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) should not be considered natural. Then they reversed that ruling – sort of – stating that certain methods of refining HFCS could be considered natural while others could not.

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Organic tomatoes are more nutritious than conventionally grown tomatoes

More and more research reveals that you really do get higher quality nutrition from organic whole foods.

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Non-drug treatment for hypothyroidism

An HSI member named Mary writes, “I have hypothyroid. I take Armour. I believe in natural things. Do you have anything on hypothyroid?”

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