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April 2014 Issue
Last Updated Saturday, April 19 2014

Health Conditions - Women's Health

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Published April 17, 2014
High total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer, and human epidermal growth factor 2 receptor-negative disease. Read More »
Published April 7, 2014
Research disputes the hypothesis that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, increases coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality risk in elderly women. Read More »
Published April 1, 2014
Study may have implications for including vitamin D as an adjuvant to conventional therapy. Read More »
Flourishing Flora: Probiotics & Prebiotics Market Update
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published April 1, 2014
Emerging science and broadened consumer awareness propel the probiotic and prebiotic categories to mainstream status. Read More »
Published March 24, 2014
Treating cervical cancer cells with Japanese mushroom extract Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC)led to the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), as well as a decrease in the rate of tumor growth in vitro and in vivo, in research presented… Read More »
Dr. Weil Assesses Nutrition & Health
By Sean Moloughney, Editor
Published March 24, 2014
Andrew Weil, MD, discussed factors impacting public health and nutrition at ExpoWest 2014. Read More »
Published March 12, 2014
Patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood were twice as likely to survive the disease than those with low levels according to data published in Anticancer Research. Read More »
IHS: Focus on Prevention & Self Care
By Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor
Published March 10, 2014
Personalized and holistic medicine highlight 2014 Integrative Healthcare Symposium. Read More »
Published March 3, 2014
An observational study published in the December 2013 issue of the International Journal of Women’s Health found that the natural supplement Pycnogenol, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, significantly… Read More »
Published March 3, 2014
Study showed the more nuts the mother consumed, the lower the risk was for her child in developing an allergy. Read More »
Published February 24, 2014
Each year in Britain there are about 1,000 pregnancies affected by spina bifida or other birth defects of the brain, spine, or spinal cord. Read More »
Published December 10, 2013
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition has shed light on how lignan supplementation may support menopausal women suffering from hot flashes.   In the report, “Pharmacokinetics and Bioavailability of Plant Lig… Read More »
NeuroScience Targets Hormone Imbalance
Published November 21, 2013
NeuroScience, Inc., Osceola, WI, has introduced three new products that address hormonal imbalances through support of the nervous system.   AndroFlavone (for men) and FemFlavone (for women) provide support for healthy reproductive hormone level… Read More »
Published November 11, 2013
The new brand healthy mama, New York, NY, has introduced a series of over-the-counter remedies for expectant and nursing mothers. The line is now available in the U.S. through the retailer buybuy Baby. According to the company, healthy mama was deve… Read More »
Reading the Compass: Up-and-Coming Market Trends
By Dr. A. Elizabeth Sloan & Dr. Catherine Adams Hutt, RD, Sloan Trends, Inc.
Published October 1, 2013
A comprehensive guide to what’s hot, what’s not, where you should place your bets and what to expect next. Read More »
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