Labisia pumila – or Kacip Fatimah as its known in Malaysia – has been used for centuries to help pregnancies, birthing, menopause and a host of other women’s conditions. Now we find it fights Candida and bacteria infections. Find more benefits of this super herb.
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Parabens are building up in our bodies and our environment. Recently found in dolphins and polar bears, parabens are now building up in the umbilical cord blood of pregnant women. Discover the facts about parabens and our health.
Oddly enough, having knee pain – regardless of arthritis – increases the risk of dying, at least for women. Not osteoarthritis, but knee pain. Learn the difference between the two and why knee pain is particularly risky.
Bone loss among menopausal women is a common condition – one typically treated with hormone replacement therapy at the risk of heart disease and cancer. Now we have proof that red clover halts and may even reverse bone loss among post-menopausal women.
Research is indicating women absorb pharmaceutical drugs at a greater rate than men – and could be more affected by their negative side effects. Does this issue affect herbal medicines?
In more evidence that messing with nature can have negative health consequences, a new study has confirmed that synthetic folic acid supplementation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer.
Researchers from Japan’s Osaka University have determined that women who drink more soda tend to have more strokes, and research from Harvard found that men who drink more sodas are more likely to contract type 2 diabetes.
Researchers from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have determined that deficiencies in two common food nutrients – riboflavin and methionine – are linked to higher rates of lung cancer among women.
Researchers from the Danish Cancer Society Research Center in Copenhagen have determined that acrylamide consumption – found with higher amounts in fried and grilled foods – significantly increases the risk of breast cancer.
A new study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health has found that consuming 200 milligrams of caffeine per day or more significantly alters estrogen levels among premenopausal women. Surprisingly, the effect of caffeine varies to ethnicity as well as the source of...
The media is reporting that coffee is healthy for everyone, but there are caveats. Here we show the evidence that coffee is not healthy for everyone and at all doses. Plus in some cases, tea appears to be healthier.
Clinical research confirms that pine bark extract can significantly reduce symptoms of menopause and perimenopause, along with related conditions often affecting menopausal women.
Want an easy way to drop some pounds? Multiple studies prove that increasing our dietary fiber intake helps reduce weight naturally. Find out how much fiber you need and the best sources.
Research from around the world is confirming that gingivitis, periodontal disease and tooth decay are associated with different forms of heart disease.