November 2008 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Niacin may help manage cholesterol levels - but handle this vitamin with care

There are a couple of important factors everyone should be aware of before using niacin to manage cholesterol.

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Turkey makes your drowsy - myth or fact?

You’ve probably heard the widely accepted “fact” that a natural chemical in turkey meat called l-tryptophan triggers the drowsiness that so many experience after Thanksgiving dinner.

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Medical "breakthrough" - cholesterol therapy for people with low cholesterol

Big news from the New England Journal of Medicine: People with low cholesterol levels who took Crestor, a cholesterol-lowering statin drug, “significantly reduced the incidence of major cardiovascular events.”

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Help HSI make the connection between patients and alternative health care doctors

You’ve probably wondered what it would be like to have a serious conversation with a physician who’s educated in the use of alternative health care therapies.

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Milk, added to tea, may undo heart health benefits

Can a little milk, added to tea, undo the beneficial effects of catechins?

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How do patients connect with alternative health care practitioners? With a little help from HSI.

If you’re an alternative health care practitioner who wants to reach out to new patients… Where do you turn?

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What's the maximum safe pulse rate for rigorous work or exercise?

The pulse issue not only changes depending on the ‘expert du jour’ that you ask, but also it depends HUGELY on the individual and his or her fitness level, plus personal risk factors.

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