UK doctors, struggling to give advice to women on alternatives to
hormone replacement therapy (HRT), are launching a study to find
out how effective red clover is at preventing the hot flushes
experienced during menopause.
Researchers at UCLA have reported that daily exercise and replacing
the typical high-fat American diet with low-fat, high-fiber foods
may slow the growth of breast cancer cells in postmenopausal women
by as much as 19 percent, writes...
Oral contraceptives may prevent young women from attaining optimal
bone mass and increase their chances of developing osteoporosis in
later life. But a new study from Purdue University indicates that
upping dietary calcium may offset...
Breast cancer survivors who stick to a low fat diet could be 24
percent less likely to suffer a relapse than those eating a
standard diet, according to researchers at the Los Angeles
Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical...
Black cohosh, a plant commonly used by breast cancer patients to
alleviate the menopause-like side effects of therapy, may alter the
effects anticancer drugs, suggests a study carried out at Yale
School of Medicine.
Eating beans or lentils at least twice a week may reduce a woman's
risk of developing breast cancer, according to research designed to
investigate the benefits of the plant compounds flavonols,writes
An 85-year-old specimen of black cohosh root still contained most
of the chemical compounds believed to help reduce hot flushes and
other menopause symptoms when analysed in a recent study, writes
Novogen is blaming lower US sales of its red clover-based
supplements in the first six months of 2004 on consumer confusion
due to the conflicting publicity regarding the safety and efficacy
of HRT and natural menopause products.
The granting of a new US patent to Japan's Taiyo Kagaku for the use
of pure form L-theanine brand Suntheanine with minerals to
alleviate PMS symptoms will increase its customers' competitive
advantage, says the company.