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.
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?
Scientists are finding that caffeine from coffee, tea or soda can seriously affect a woman’s estrogen levels. This can have consequences on ovulation and menopause.
Human papillomavirus or HPV infects a majority of adults at some point in their lives. Scientific research is showing that medicinal mushrooms including AHCC and Reishi can significantly fight and even eradicate the HPV virus, as well as fight HPV-related cancer.
Artificial sweeteners increase the risk of obesity and metabolic syndrome according to scientific research. Scientific studies now show this is likely because they harm our gut microbiome.
City lights at night increase our risk of prostate cancer and breast cancer according to recent scientific research. Discover why city lights at night can be so bad for our health.
Breast cancer risk can be significantly reduced by eating more foods with carotenoids. Learn more about the research and which foods contain the most carotenoids.
Consuming yogurt with or before meals has been suggested by Ayurveda practitioners for thousands of years. Scientists are now proving that eating yogurt before eating reduces inflammation, aids metabolism and improves digestion.
Hearing loss and tinnitus are associated with our diets, find scientists. What foods should we eat to help prevent hearing loss later on?
Scientists have confirmed that compounds called flavanols – found in some healthy foods – can significantly help prevent colorectal cancers, and even help block the expansion of existing cancer cells.
Multiple studies have linked talcum powder use to ovarian cancer, and most talc powders also contain asbestos.