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

Folic acid confirmed safe for patients with colorectal tumors

Some research has noted a slight increase in rates of colorectal cancer in the years since folic acid fortification programs began. But these studies only suggest a link. Don’t mistake that for conclusive evidence.

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When a health organization takes on a corporate partner…batten down the hatches

AAFP execs announced the launch of their new Consumer Alliance program. Their first partner, Coca-Cola, has provided a six-figure check to help provide “consumer-oriented beverage and sweetener content.”

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Children of older fathers are at greater risk of certain diseases

His idea is that a new generation coming along might have a much higher number of kids who have older parents due to widespread use of Viagra and other ED drugs.

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Red yeast rice does what statins cannot: lower cholesterol with low risk

Drug company executives would rather you never know anything about these three words: red yeast rice.

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Blatant unfairness or sweet revenge? We'll let Joe decide

I was amused by the recent “scandalous” news that some Wall St. giants such as Goldman Sachs had actually received doses of H1N1 flu vaccine ahead of many hospitals.

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Aspirin is a wonder drug in the magical land of Oz

This cannot be said often enough: ASPIRIN SAFETY IS A MYTH!

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Rethinking the way we care for dementia patients

Care giving has two stages: aggressive and palliative.

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