Nutrition Health Review

Health magazine (tabloid).

Articles from No. 54, Spring

A Matter of Ethics
A Matter of Ethics The relationship between doctors and patients is undergoing change, not entirely for the better. In addition to the many malpractice suits that are flourishing, many patients are being weaned away from the medical profession by...
Amino-Acid Studies Raise Hopes: Nutrients May Reduce ALS Problems
Amino-Acid Studies Raise Hopes: Nutrients May Reduce ALS Problems Symptomatic improvements in some patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have been confirmed in new studies conducted by Bernard M. Patten, M.D., F.A.C.P., Baylor College...
MSG: The "Toxic Spill" in Food and the Saga of a Crusade to Identify a Hazardous Food Additive
MSG: The "toxic Spill" in Food and The Saga of a Crusade to Identify a Hazardous Food Additive "Better Living Through Chemistry" is a concept that has become a belief through the power of advertising. Some of our "better living," however, has been...
New Uses Found for Electricity in Bone Disease
New Uses Found for Electricity in Bone Disease Back around the turn of the century electricity and magnetism got a bad reputation from the quacks and charlatans who pandered them as a panacea for all ills. But now, in the hands of legitimate medical...
Preventing Deafness
Preventing Deafness Much hearing loss that occurs when we grow older, especially after age 65, may result from decades of unnecessary exposure to loud noise -- not from the aging process. "That is why education about noise hazards should begin...
Rebuilding Brittle Bones
Rebuilding Brittle Bones Strict adherence to a program of simple exercises -- walking, jogging, climbing stairs -- increased bone mass in 15 of 17 post-menopausal women participating in a study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis....
Resetting the Internal Clock When Seasons Change
Resetting the Internal Clock When Seasons change Scientists have found that carefully timed exposure to bright lights might prove a quick and effective treatment for certain sleep disorders. Charles Czeisler, M.D., Ph.D., Richard Kronauer, Ph.D....
Science and the Genocidal Mentality
Science and the Genocidal Mentality Everyone realizes that weapons exist that could put an end to life on this planet. The fear persists that a madman in the seat of power could trigger the explosion. The reality is "great minds," encouraged by...
Smoking Causes Bladder Changes
Smoking Causes Bladder Changes Changes in the number of cells and in the presence of cells with atypical nuclei in the epithelium of the urinary bladder appear to be associated with cigarette smoking, according to the authors of this study from the...
The Agony of Vaginal Atrophy
The Agony of Vaginal Atrophy Q: I'm over sixty and remarrying. My problem is vaginal atrophy. Can you suggest a "drugless" preparation method? A: Yours is a common problem, since many postmenopausal women experience vaginal atrophy as a result...
The Nutrition Tower of Babel
The Nutrition Tower of Babel Regulation of food labeling continues to be inadequate and lacking in protection. In what is being heralded as a "sweeping" change in legislation to protect the consumer, food processors are warned that labels must...
The Stuttering Child: A Guide
The Stuttering Child: A Guide "Mommy, mommy, I-I-I want to go-to go-to go out and play." That's Matt, age 4. Is he stuttering or simply exhibiting "normal nonfluency" -- fluency irregularities that many children experience in early speech development?...
Tofu Can Be Tantalizing
Tofu Can Be Tantalizing It looks so odd there in the produce section, nestled in with the Chinese vegetables: a white block in a carton of water. If appearance isn't enough to frighten off the uninitiated, there are those tales from the brave who...
Vitamin E May Help Us Breathing
Vitamin E May Help Us Breathing With onset of summer, the ozone alert season will arrive signaling a period when high levels of the pollutant can be expected to cause serious health problems. The threat of ozone pollution is particularly high when...
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