August 2014 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The toxic metal that could be part of your everyday existence

When the EPA took mercurochrome out of the marketplace, it did so to keep us safe from the mercury it contains. But what about that other big source of exposure to this toxic metal — the one you may be living with every day?

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Could a simple answer to Ebola have been here all along?

The terrible toll of the Ebola outbreak seems to have no end in sight. But there just might be a simple solution — although it’s something the FDA and WHO refuse to even try.

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Whole milk is a better choice, especially if you're diabetic

With all the advice you’ll get if you have type 2 diabetes, the low-fat myth is probably the worst. Read what one diabetes expert has to say on the subject.

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The high blood pressure drug that can wreck your GI system

The mystery of the Celiac disease that wasn’t has finally been solved. And the culprit turns out to be a commonly used blood-pressure medication. If you’re taking Benicar, this is one medical detective case you won’t want to miss.

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The tick bite that can stop you from eating meat

It’s about as weird as it comes — a bug bite that could actually turn you into a vegetarian. Read the latest findings on this bizarre condition.

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Researchers identify a common vitamin as being a key Alzheimer's preventive

A new study out of the U.K. found some astonishing results that even surprised the researchers. Could it be this simple to slash your risk of Alzheimer’s disease? Read what they concluded a simple vitamin can do for your brain health.

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Robotic surgery for prostate cancer is a risky proposition

If you need prostate surgery, it might sound like the idea of having a “robot” do it is a lot safer. But some experts point out that this method has never been proven safe at all — and, in fact, is downright dangerous.

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