July 2009 - Page 2 of 7 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Beware the popular drug that can actually CAUSE the condition it treats

One out of every 20 people in the developed world is taking Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, or one of the other proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) that are supposed to curb heartburn. That’s a boatload.

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Whose Life Is the FDA Risking?

Ritalin. Doctors pass it out like candy to kids these days. I’m sure you know someone — a child or grandchild — who takes it every single day. That’s why it’s so important for you to learn about the results of a new FDA study. It showed that Ritalin and other ADHD drugs may increase […]

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Improve skin health from the inside out with flaxseed oil and borage oil

German researchers have revealed a way for you to help your poor, abused skin stay healthy, starting on the inside.

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Critical Alert about Ritalin and Your Child

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Eight glasses of water per day? There's no evidence that shows a benefit

University of Pennsylvania researchers reviewed studies that investigated myths surrounding the 8 x 8 advice and they were surprised to find that there’s no known source for the recommendation.

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Removing bitterness from coffee the hard way

A strong cup of coffee that delivers a minimum of bitterness is a prize for many coffee aficionados. But Kopi Luwak might test your passion for a perfect cup-o-joe.

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Does a vegetarian diet lower cancer risk?

It’s an impressive headline: “Vegetarians Less Likely to Develop Cancer, Say Researchers” (NutraIngredients-USA). So you could understand how someone might see that and think: Well, I love my veggies so, okay, that’s it – I’m going vegetarian.

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