May 2009 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

An astonishing example of glaring anti-supplement bias in a clinical study

A team of U.S. and German researchers tested the effect of large doses of vitamins C and E (or placebo) in nearly 40 young men who took part in a rigorous four-week exercise regimen.

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Could it now be easier than ever to get a new drug approved by the FDA?

A recent Reuters Health report notes the FDA approval of Fanapt, a powerful atypical antipsychotic drug that treats schizophrenia.

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Testosterone gel gets an urgent new safety warning

The FDA informed testosterone gel makers that they’re now required to include a black box warning with the packaging of their medications

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Statin drugs may impact PSA levels – even in men with prostate cancer

A new study reveals yet another reason to steadfastly avoid Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor and all the rest of the dangerous brand names in this drug class.

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Sugar Free aspirin? How's that again?

It’s a come-on aimed at diabetic customers whom Bayer execs apparently presume are so hypnotized by the words “Sugar Free” that they’ll purchase any product with those words on the packaging.

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Combine a well-known mineral with a key vitamin for blood sugar control

Herbals aren’t the only blood sugar/insulin control helpers. Research shows that combining a well-known mineral with a certain superstar vitamin might make a big difference – especially for those who may be uncomfortably close to a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.

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If you want to go back to the 70s, you just need a little sugar

Why are Pepsi commercials using images that evoke the 70s to sell their new limited-time-only product? Because it’s been nearly that long since Pepsi and other soft drink makers primarily used sugar to sweeten soft drinks.

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