Nutrition Health Review

Health magazine (tabloid).

Articles from No. 58, Spring

Deadly Poison May Be Helpful in Treating Cramps
Deadly Poison May Be Helpful in Treating Cramps Every few months seems to bring news of new medical success in using botulinum toxin - best known as a cause of lethal food poisoning - to treat involuntary clenching of muscles. When physicians inject...
Diet May Prevent Cataracts
Diet May Prevent Cataracts Worldwide, 50 million people suffer from clouded vision due to cataracts. In the United States alone, about 1.4 million people - mostly the elderly - underwent cataract surgery during the 1990 fiscal year. Medicare paid...
"Freebies" and Medical Ethics
"Freebies" and Medical Ethics The pharmaceutical industry has been accused of spending more than $165 million dollars a year on bestowing gifts upon physicians in the hope, it is charged, that they will prescribe the company's medications. A Senate...
New Hope to Combat "Baby-Killer" Ailment: Drug-Free Solution Works Wonders for Stricken Infants
New Hope to Combat "Baby-Killer" Ailment Drug-Free Solution Works Wonders for Stricken Infants Almost all babies in the United States have one or more bouts of diarrhea during the first year of life. Perhaps, because it is so common, diarrhea is often...
Niacin Most Cost-Effective Drug for Lowering Cholesterol
Niacin Most Cost-Effective Drug For Lowering Cholesterol Niacin should be used as a first-line cholesterol-lowering medication, provided the niacin is taken with the supervision of a physician, report researchers from the University of Pennsylvania...
Secrecy Fuels Hospital Errors: Could Doctors and Lawyers Work Together to Eliminate Needless Suffering?
Secrecy Fuels Hospital Errors A week-old baby boy is cooked to death in an old-style incubator that is easy to misuse. Yet medical literature carries no warnings, so other hospitals are not discouraged from using it. Medical malpractice cases involving...
Shattering a Myth: Fish and Disease. Seafood May Be Responsible for Many Ailments Which the Medical Profession Has Been Unable to Diagnose Successfully
Shattering a Myth: Fish and Disease Q: What is the basis of the belief that eating fish can reduce heart disease? A: Atherosclerosis is characterized by accumulation of fat deposits in the arteries leading to clogging of blood flow and...
The Truth about Chemotherapy Side Effects
The Truth About Chemotherapy Side Effects Doctors sometimes brush off chemotherapy's side effects as a small price to pay for increased survival. But chemotherapy came out of World War II mustard gas experiments and it remains poison. Most of the...