67th Health Research Report 13 OCT 2009 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five: 1. Aspirin Misuse May Have Made 1918 Flu Pandemic Worse 2. Can strep throat cause OCD, Tourette syndrome? 3. Unnatural selection: Birth control pills may alter choice of partners 4. Where’s the Science? The Sorry State of Psychotherapy 5. Oxidized form of a common vitamin may bring relief for ulcerative colitis In…

58th Health Research Report 09 JUN 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   1. Recycled radioactive metal contaminates consumer products 2. Illness, medical bills linked to nearly two-thirds of bankruptcies: Harvard study 3. Bird flu virus remains infectious up to 600 days in municipal landfills 4. How many scientists fabricate and falsify research? 5. Wet ear wax and unpleasant body odors signal breast…

56th Health Research Report 12 MAY 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five:   1. Hopkins Children’s study: Folic acid may help treat allergies, asthma   2. Research finds Kava safe and effective   3. Stronger backbone: DHEA hormone replacement increases bone density in older women   4. Why Antidepressants Don’t Live Up to the Hype   5. Chinese workers urged to puff up…

53rd Health Research Report 31 MAR 2009 – Reconstruction

  Editors Top Five: 1. Common fragrance ingredients in shampoos and conditioners are frequent causes of eczema 2. Frankincense oil — a wise man’s remedy for bladder cancer 3. Review of probiotic trial research finds only Bifantis able to claim efficacy for IBS symptoms 4. Long-term L-carnitine supplementation prevents development of liver cancer 5. Exposure…