The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week sent warning letters
to 34 website operators making claims that natural alternatives to
hormone replacement therapy (HRT) will prevent or treat diseases
like cancer, heart disease, or osteoporosis.
The American Herbal Products Association's trade recommendations on
black cohosh adulteration and labeling of caffeine content are due
to come into effect next month, aimed at advancing quality and
safety in the herbals industry.
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...