SCHOOL OF MEDICINE NEWS Information Overload in Drug Side Effect Labeling May 24, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS — The lists of potential side effects that accompany prescription drugs have ballooned in size, averaging 70 reactions per drug, a number that can overwhelm physicians trying to select suitable treatments for their patients, according to a new study of […]
A recent meta-analysis has demonstrated that taking statin drugs is associated with excess risk of developing diabetes. Researchers looked at five different clinical trials that together examined more than 32,000 people. They found that the higher the dosage of statin drugs being taken, the greater the diabetes risk. According to the study, as reported by […]
We have known for 20 years that the amino acid L-arginine offers multiple vascular benefits to people with heart disease, or those who have increased risk for heart disease due to multiple cardiac risk factors. L-arginine is a key nutrient in promoting efficient blood flow and overall cardiovascular function. L-arginine is considered one of the […]
Synergy Helps Boost NSP Stock Posted: 11 Aug 2011 04:18 PM PDT If there’s ever been a time to be proud of being associated with Synergy WorldWide – that time is now! In an article released by Direct Selling News, in conjunction with the Wall Street Journal, Nature’s Sunshine Products was listed as the #6 […]
An analysis published online on July 1, 2011 in the journal Pharmacological Research reviews the role of antioxidants in the treatment of infertility issues in men and women, and concludes that the compounds show significant promise via their effects on vascular function. “While the direct effects of antioxidant treatment on the quality of semen and oocytes [eggs] […]
The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland located between the two hemispheres of your brain. It is sometimes called the “third eye” due to its resemblance to the human retina. While your pineal gland is only about the size of a single grain of rice (5-8 mm), it performs several functions that are extremely […]
Americans drink more soda than anyone else on the planet — well over 700 eight-ounce servings each year, on average, and an increasing amount of it is diet soda. They might be more reluctant to do so if they knew about the safety questions still surrounding aspartame. A number of scientists responding expressed major concerns […]
Dr. Margaret McCartney, a general practitioner from Scotland, says that the common health advice that you should drink six to eight cups of water each day is “thoroughly debunked nonsense”. She argues that it is propagated by bottled water companies out to make a profit. In a commentary, McCartney quoted experts who say that drinking […]
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What are the keys to acquiring customers? Dan Hammer discusses this in this great excerpt from his newsletter.