June 2012 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Surprising results comparing colonoscopy to "virtual colonoscopy"

Researchers were surprised at the response from 90 patients who were asked if they preferred colonoscopy to “virtual colonoscopy” (a CTC scan). Three out of four picked colonoscopy.

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Beware any government policy that forces nutrition choices

Beware of any government policy that tries to force nutrition choices on citizens. Inevitably, these policies do much more harm than good.

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Any study can be easily manipulated...even by a middle school student

Any study, no matter how “rigorous,” can be easily manipulated to produce desired results. A middle school student shows us how it’s done.

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This ancient herb may provide excellent bladder control support

Crateva nurvala has been cultivated in India for thousands of years. It’s an anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, a kidney stone preventive, and provides excellent bladder control support.

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Inspection of chickens in the U.S. may soon become more lax

If USDA officials have their way, inspection of chickens in the U.S. may soon become more lax. This will save the government and industry millions. But at what health costs to consumers?

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This might be the least appetizing food on the planet

This might be the least appetizing food on the planet for three reasons: 1) genetic modification, 2) soy, and 3) poison-soaked food.

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A ban of super large soft drinks may produce disastrous health consequences

The ban of super large soft drinks in New York City is designed to curb obesity. But Mayor Bloomberg has overlooked the potentially disastrous health consequences.

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