August 2009 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Do you suppose the FDA actually knows what the word "transparency" means?

The U.S. government has a new mandate to promote accountability and bring transparency to activities and decision-making.

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A hormone supplement may improve bone health

Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company, has developed a genetically engineered osteoporosis drug currently known as denosumab. If it gets FDA approval, this drug will be given another name – much catchier and more marketable.

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The U.S. should follow Canada's lead in H1N1 prevention research

Like the U.S., Canada is getting into the vaccine business.

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New study shows prostate cancer patients need vitamin E

Here’s a bizarre urban legend that really CAN be traced straight back to JHU: Vitamin E supplements might kill you.

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HSI member who's a psoriasis patient finds relief with an herbal treatment

Let’s do the math: If milk thistle supports liver health, and if poor liver function is one of the triggers that sets off psoriasis, then…

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When two best selling drugs are combined, results can be disastrous

According to a recent report, the number of Americans on antidepressants (about 27 million) has doubled over the past decade.

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H1N1 vaccine update: The FDA is off the leash

Recently, Bloomberg reported that the CDC has agreed to pay $415 million to two drug companies to produce an adjuvant that can be added to the H1N1 vaccine in order to stretch supplies.

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