May 2016 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

‘New’ way to control Zika a recycled attempt to deregulate pesticides

The warm weather is finally here — and America is in full-blown Zika panic mode. Everywhere we turn, we’re hearing how one mosquito bite could unleash some of the most heartbreaking birth defects we’ve ever seen. But even if there are no moms-to-be in your life, there’s a very important reason we all need to […]

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Powerful supplement puts the brakes on memory loss

Have you ever been late for an appointment because you couldn’t find your car keys? Or how about those times when you pick up the phone – and then completely forget who you were going to call? These little brain hiccups (or “senior moments”) we all get as we age are enough to drive you […]

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Probiotics may work wonders for rheumatoid arthritis

If you or someone you love suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, you know how it can control every moment of your day. From the moment you wake up in the morning, your stiff, aching joints can make even the simplest tasks — like climbing the stairs or opening a jar — nearly impossible. But now an […]

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Study finds surprising real cause of acid reflux damage

It’s Memorial Day — and I know we’ll all take time today to honor all the brave men and women who gave so much for our country. If you’re like millions of Americans, you’ll also spend a few hours today firing up the grill, surrounded by family and friends. And a day spent chowing down […]

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Study: Cellphone radiation can harm unborn kids

For the longest time the big question has been: do cellphones cause cancer? If you ask the FDA, FCC, or the CDC, you’ll be told that the science is settled and they are safe. But maybe they should hold the phone on that question. Because current research is telling us something entirely different. Especially where […]

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Feds make a mess out of new nutrition labels

It’s hard to believe that the most lasting fiasco from the Obama administration will be found in the supermarket. For the first time in 20 years, the boxes that say “Nutrition Facts” that you see on every processed food label are going to be changed. And not for the better. When these big changes were […]

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Might a spoonful of horseradish be the best medicine for cancer?

For years it’s been the Holy Grail of medicine. Drug companies have spent billions trying to develop a cure that could kill cancer cells while leaving your healthy tissue untouched. Now a group of University of Illinois researchers say they’ve finally found it. It’s not some pill or IV drip that’s going to cost you […]

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