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...
Clinical research confirms that a combination of herbs produces significant improvements for women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Recent research is confirming that both oral and direct application of probiotics provide a bonafide treatment for vaginosis and vaginitis, with and without antibiotic treatment.
Research is confirming that watermelon is more than just heart-healthy. It seriously reduces blood pressure, reduces artery stiffness, lowers bad cholesterol and improves exercise recovery.
Ginger has been the most used traditional medicine throughout the world for thousands of years. The last five years of research confirms its amazing effectiveness for numerous disorders.