June 2009 - Page 3 of 7 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Harvard says: no link between ADHD and food…Spreen says: don't believe it

In the June 2009 issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter researchers give high marks to one study from the UK that meticulously revealed how some artificial colorings and additives play a role in hyperactivity.

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Once again the dangers of the type 2 diabetes drug Avandia are revealed

If you happen to be a type 2 diabetic, please take a moment to power up your malarkey detector because you’re going to need it to make sense of some mainstream commentary about the newest study that examines Avandia – a very unsafe drug.

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HSI members agree: B vitamins are effective against migraine

Researchers believe that reduced homocysteine levels may have been the key to migraine relief.

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They're back! The guys who brought us the Polypill have hatched another dubious plan

This time, the professors conducted a meta-analysis of nearly 150 trials in which blood pressure drugs were tested against placebo or other BP drugs.

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Kids who get flu shots may be at greater risk of hospitalization

Dr. Avni Y. Joshi of the Mayo Clinic presented a study indicating that children who get a flu shot have a significantly greater risk of hospitalization.

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Drug-free relief of acute back pain and osteoarthritis pain

I am going to share some information about an effective painkilling ointment…and Merck just happens to be the maker of this (non-pharmaceutical) ointment.

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How slow can the FDA possibly go in sounding the alarm about acetaminophen dangers?

As a “watchdog” the FDA is a lumbering, bloated, slow- moving dinosaur.

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