October 2013 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Government has a knack for wasting millions when it comes to health care

PSA screening for prostate cancer is unreliable. It’s especially unnecessary in older men. New research shows that Medicare spent more than $1 billion on PSA screening over three years.

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A sacred cow drug gets bumped off its mainstream pedestal -- by a spice!

A sacred cow drug gets bumped off its mainstream pedestal — by a spice! In a placebo controlled trial, a curcumin supplement relieved depression symptoms as well as Prozac, but with no side effects.

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This "last word" on HRT is just another dangerous sales pitch

This “last word” on HRT is just another dangerous sales pitch. The Women’s Health Initiative says HRT is fine, short term, for women under the age of 60. But side effects have been played down.

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Surprising free medical advice from a first class medical school

Surprising free medical advice from a first class medical school. Recently, freshmen at Duke University found this health tip in their orientation materials… “Take your vitamins!”

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A new source of dementia has emerged. Find out how you can easily avoid it

Dementia risk in seniors increases with use of a commonly prescribed class of drugs called benzodiazepines. Brand names include Valium, Xanax, and Klonopin. What’s worse, they’re addicting.

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Boost your energy AND your immune defense with this super antioxidant supplement

This super antioxidant really does boost your energy AND your immune defense. New research confirms that glutathione revs up your immune system that protects a wide variety of cells.

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Are you eating six to 11 helpings per day of this hidden sugar?

A non-drug solution to type 2 diabetes is tough, but doable. Many would be surprised to find out that wheat, breads, and grains are equal to sugar. And six to 11 helpings per day is madness.

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