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Natural Solutions Radio #16<br>November 16, 2000

FDA PANEL SAYS OTC DRUG LINKED TO STROKES

October 19, 2000--Gaithersburg, MD (Reuters)--An ingredient in dozens of cold remedies and weight-loss drugs is linked to a higher risk of strokes, an advisory panel said on Thursday in a move that could lead to a ban on the chemical in over-the-counter drug products. The ingredient, phenylpropanolamine (PPA), appears in products used by millions of Americans, including Dexatrim and Acutrim for weight loss and cough and cold medicines such as Dimetapp. . . .

Natural Solutions Radio #15<br>Special Edition<br>November 11, 2000

Urban Legands and Common Sense

I receive so many emails from others that if we only used a bit of common sense we would realize just how ridiculous it is. This pretty much sums it up:

* Should Be Required Reading For All Email People!

This should be required reading to get an e-mail account. Whoever decided to create this note and forward it on should receive some type of Humanitarian Award. It would be hopeful, yet doubtful, that this will clean up some of the junk that comes across the net.

Think about it ...

Natural Solutions Radio #14<br>November 8, 2000

NEW "ACIDITY" FINDING MAY IMPROVE ASTHMA CARE

Researchers have discovered that people suffering acute asthmatic attacks have an unusually high level of acidity in their lungs. This is an important finding that may lead to an easy-to-administer treatment for these attacks, as well as open a whole new approach of researching the disease.

Natural Solutions Radio #12<br>September 9, 2000

Beneficial Bacteria Helps Heal Intestines

High doses of probiotics, the beneficial bacteria that naturally lives in the intestinal tract, help control pouchitis, an inflammation of the small intestine common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, a new study reports. To summarize:

As many as 50% of patients who undergo surgery for ulcerative colitis, develop pouchitis afterwards

Symptoms of pouchitis include:

Frequent and Urgent Bowel Movements
Abdominal Cramping
Bleeding
Fever

Natural Solutions Radio #11<br>August 18, 2000

Worrying About Milk

The August issue of Discover magazine had a story entitled "Worrying About Milk." One of the main focuses is on Dr. T. Colin Campbell, PhD, a prestigious nutritional biochemist at Cornell University, who also runs his own company Paracelsian.

Natural Solutions Radio #10<br>August 16, 2000

Doctors Are The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Doctors Are The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US, Causing 250,000 Deaths Every Year

This week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is the best article I have ever seen written in the published literature documenting the tragedy of the traditional medical paradigm.

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Natural Solutions Radio #9<br>June 10, 2000

EXCESSIVE IRON INCREASES DAMAGE FROM STROKE

In this study, the researchers have followed the recovery of 100 patients who had a stroke. The patients were divided into 2 groups - those whose condition stabilized and improved after the stroke and those who became progressively worse because of increasing brain damage. The level of ferritin, which indicates the amount of iron in the body, was significantly higher in the group with the greater brain damage.

Natural Solutions Radio #8<br>June 24,2000

OVERWEIGHT MEN AND ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

This study was presented at a meeting of the American Urological Association. The researchers have surveyed almost 2,000 men aged 51 to 88 and found that 34% of them had moderate to severe erectile dysfunction (ED), which is defined as the inability to achieve or maintain an erection necessary for normal sexual intercourse.

Natural Solutions Radio #7<br>May 30, 2000

SUPPLEMENTS MAY TURN AROUND KIDS' DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR

Supplements may correct kids' nutritional deficiencies and in the process, reduce antisocial behavior.

A recent study determined that many children with violent or disruptive behavior suffer from nutritional deficiencies. Correcting these deficiencies with supplementation reduced the incidence of antisocial behavior in 6- to 12-year-olds. The children in the study who received supplements were disciplined 47 percent less during the school year than those who received a placebo.