January 2014 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

This supplement may lessen the toxic effects of HFCS

High fructose corn syrup is added to everything from soda to bread to juice, making it almost impossible to avoid, especially when eating out. But now researchers have discovered possible antidotes for the harmful effects of consuming this dangerous sweetener.

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Up antioxidants to lower cataract risk

A new study shows that a diet high in antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables can lessen your chance of developing cataracts.

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Don't fall for flu shot hype

Despite all the dire news reports you hear every winter about flu statistics, the truth is that the CDC doesn’t have any idea how many deaths are due to the flu. The numbers you hear are straight from fantasyland to make sure you get a flu shot every year.

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Research show ginger can help ease symptoms of asthma

A new study shows that ginger can relieve asthma symptoms in two ways, by both blocking an enzyme that constricts airways and also by triggering one that relaxes them.

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A high-fat diet that lowers diabetes risk!

The low-fat myth has once again been shattered. This time, researchers have found that a high- fat, Mediterranean-style diet not only lowers diabetes risk by up to 40 percent, but also helps those who already have the disease!

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A veterinary drug used on cats in pain can put your feline in kidney failure

You know a drug is really dangerous when the drug maker has a warning on its web site not to administer a second dose! And that’s just what the maker of Metacam says about its veterinary drug used to treat cats for pain.

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Here's what you need to know about a dangerous new drug for type 2 diabetes

The FDA starts out the new year by approving Farxiga for type 2 diabetes, and we don’t have to wait on this one: we already know how bad it is. It ups your risk for bladder and breast cancer while giving little to no benefits if your kidneys are less than perfect.

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