February 2009 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Pretty in Pink

Imagine if we lived in a world where you could get a promotion at work just by changing the color of your shirt. I know, it sounds completely absurd. But for patent drugs, scenarios like these are also surprisingly common.

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Trading places: daily NSAID use goes out, as an herbal extract comes in

Using pycnogenol may help osteoarthritis sufferers cut back on their pain medications.

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How to predict flu risk…absolutely

Want to avoid the flu? Keep it humid.

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Add another item to the list of hormone replacement drug risks

I’m starting to think that until the end of our days we’ll continue to get new reports about adverse side effects linked to hormone replacement therapy drugs.

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Getting the facts straight on fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has a new unlikely ally: the drug industry.

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Acupuncture in the unlikeliest of places

According to a recent Associated Press report, Col. Niemtzow began practicing acupuncture nearly 15 years ago at McGuire Air Force Base.

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Hilarious stupidity from an Alzheimer's disease study

The concept of Alzheimer’s disease as a form of diabetes was originally proposed by German neuroscientists back in the 1990s.

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