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

Gardasil for boys – a really bad idea

FDA officials followed the recent recommendation of their Gardasil panel and approved the vaccine for all young men, ages 9 to 26, to prevent genital warts.

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FDA-Approved Gout Drug Can Kill You

Gout comes with killer pain… but Colchys, the latest FDA-approved preventive treatment, could really kill you. Knowing that this drug can cause fatal toxic reactions (especially when used at the same time as many common medications) – even in approved dosages! – the FDA still approved it. The agency issued a safety alert on July […]

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Chronic sinusitis may prompt depression

Depression? It’s all in your head. Especially if you have sinusitis – an overproduction of mucus.

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In a book about the "new nutrition," Harvard gets it wrong, then gets it right

Harvard Medical School recently attempted to explain it all for us in a book titled Healthy Eating: A Guide to the New Nutrition.

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The lifestyle of Granola Nut Clusters consumers...just too demanding?

I was a little mystified by this note in small letters at the top of the Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters’ bag: “Resealable for your lifestyle.”

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Noise related hearing loss can be prevented – certain nutrients can help

New research presented at the recent meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology shows that men are 2.5 times more likely than women to experience noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).

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E-Alert not getting through to your e-mail inbox? Find out how to whitelist

If you’ve ever had problems with the HSI e-Alert not arriving on a regular basis, there’s an easy way to fix that. Put us on your whitelist.

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