September 2009 - Page 3 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

When the FDA gets busy, drug companies win and patients lose

Hypothyroid patients who have successfully treated their condition for many years with a safe and effective natural product may soon be forced to use an inferior drug.

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Code Red: New Antidepressant Gets Another Warning Label

Do you think the FDA is out to get depressed people? Based on its unfathomable approval record – giving the go-ahead to clearly dangerous drugs – that seems to be the only possible explanation. And now Pristiq, one of the newest antidepressants, is racking up even more ways to make depressed people even sicker. It’s […]

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An HSI member offers important tips for bone health protection

According to an HSI member named Alice (who happens to be an M.D.), fracture risk is only the most obvious problem with bisphosphonates.

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Diabetic retinopathy is a danger to eyes AND the heart

About one in every five type 2 diabetes patients will also have retinopathy at the time of their diabetes diagnosis.

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Varicose veins are mostly harmless, but danger may lurk

Varicose veins are generally harmless, but a new study reveals that danger may be lurking.

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The CDC dilemma: How to spread just the right amount of H1N1 fear?

This is going to be a nerve-wracking flu season for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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A new KFC menu item could take us down a very dark road

America’s obesity problem may have just taken a very dark turn.

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