May 2010 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Does listening to Mozart really make kids smarter?

Psychologists from the University of Vienna reviewed dozens of studies that addressed the Mozart/spatial ability question.

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Big pharma drug reps begin hounding doctors long before they're doctors

Med students are ready to practice medicine, but they say they want their schools to offer instruction on how to interact with pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs).

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The secret behind olive oil's heart health benefits

Spanish researchers believe they’ve broken the code–a genetic code, in fact. And it’s the secret to why olive oil is so heart healthy.

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What do you get when you use the perfect weed killer? Killer weeds

Imagine how much easier your summer would be if you could just spray your entire garden with Roundup every week. Even better: if the spraying would kill all the weeds, but somehow not kill your fruits and vegetables.

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How much vitamin D is way WAY too much?

As good as D is, extremely high levels prompt toxicity symptoms that include weakness.

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Omega-3 intake without fish oil supplements

Omega-3 health benefits may result in overfishing and the eventual loss of fish species that are rich in omega-3.
So where else can we turn for this vital nutrient?

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Important note for those who take vitamin D supplements

If you’re vitamin D deficient you may be able to significantly boost your D levels by following one simple habit: Take D supplements with your largest meal of the day.

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