Thai plant can prevent breast cancer, better than soy

November 17, 2007  
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pueraria.jpgCM NEWS – A phytoestrogen-rich Thai plant is an effective preventative agent against breast cancer, a new study concludes. Pueraria mirifica (ye ge, ye ge gen, ?? in Chinese medicine) has the potential to “eventually be recommended as a complement to soy having the same purpose but being more effective.” Read more

Drug warning: Caterpillar Fungus capsule may be contaminated

November 15, 2007  
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Health Canada release – Health Canada is advising consumers not to use the following product listed in the table below due to concerns about possible side-effects. Read more

Asthma gets help from injection-acupuncture

November 14, 2007  
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zusanli1.gifCM NEWS – Injection of a traditional Chinese medicine herbal extract into a widely used acupuncture point may have an anti-inflammatory and immune-regulatory effect on bronchial allergic asthma, according to a new South Korean study. Read more

Fish oil may benefit lupus: study

November 11, 2007  
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ScienceDaily – Omega-3 fish oils may benefit lupus activity as well as cardiovascular effects for patients with lupus, according to research presented recently at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, Mass. Read more

There is such thing called ‘fertility diet’

November 1, 2007  
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Reuters – Women trying to get pregnant could boost their chances by adopting a “fertility diet” high in nuts and avocadoes while cutting down on coffee and alcohol, according to U.S researchers.Boston-based researchers found the majority of cases of infertility due to ovulation disorders in otherwise healthy women could be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes. Read more