January 2010 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Bad news for R2D2

Reuters Health headline: “Robot Prostate Surgery has Downsides, Needs More Data”

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Airport full-body scanners mean better security...but at the expense of safety?

Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they wouldn’t mind getting a full-body scan at the airport.

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Where in the Milky Way can you find healthy lifestyle support? Mars, of course

The other day I was listening to an NPR broadcast “supported” by Mars Incorporated. At the end of the piece the reporter suggested I visit marshealthyliving.com.

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Some of the key tools you need to prevent Alzheimer's

In Alzheimer’s disease (AD), beta-amyloid protein creates plaque that weakens nerve cell function in the brain. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take that may reduce risk of amyloid buildup…

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Sometimes treatment is worse than the disease, but this is ridiculous!

You’ve got a mild case of a mild cancer that’s fairly easy to treat and is rarely fatal. So to delay the growth of the cancer, would you take a drug with killer side effects?

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Amazing details you've never heard about vitamin

Without the shameful stigma of an “alternative” treatment, vitamin C will suddenly be recognized as the amazing healing agent it actually is.

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Why lowering LDL cholesterol may be dangerous

I wonder how many elderly people made a New Year’s resolution to lower their cholesterol?

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