Month: November 2006

Ginkgo Biloba as a Dementia Treatment

“Another sign conventional medicine acknowledges and appreciates all the benefits alternative treatments provide: An Italian study that acknowledged ginkgo biloba, as shown many times before, works just as well as Aricept (donepezil) in treating mild or moderate Alzheimer’s related dementia. For the study, 76 mild-to-moderate dementia patients received either a placebo, ginkgo or Aricept for …

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Nutrition Can Help Fight Depression

Natural health nutrition and supplementation has been shown to be beneficial with regard to treating depression! Fish oils, vitamins, herbs helpful for depression “NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Diet and nutrition may play a key role in helping people fight depression, Australian researchers report. A number of nutrients, including polyunsaturated fatty acids, St. John’s Wort …

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Doctors Are the THIRD Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.?

OUCH! The Journal of the American Medical Association (no less) says that a researcher at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health has done a study that demonstrates that the U.S. health care system may contribute to poor health. “ALL THESE ARE DEATHS PER YEAR: 12,000 — unnecessary surgery 7,000 — medication errors …

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Cranberries Have Excellent Health Protective Actions!

Natural foods like cranberries have wonderful healing properties! Herbs are food. Natural foods with bioflavonoids and antioxidants have excellent nutritional health reinforcement properties. Cranberries show remarkable health benefits in studies “According to researcher Amy Howell of the Rutgers University’s Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research, the cranberry is one of the top foods proven …

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Prevent Stokes and Heart Disease with Folic Acid

“British scientists are claiming that there is evidence demonstrating that folic acid supplements lower the risk of heart diseases and strokes. ‘Folic acid is a much undervalued vitamin. Not only does it prevent the serious birth defect spina bifida, but the evidence that it can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke is becoming …

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Herbal Treatment Shows Promise for Type II Diabetes

“Diabetes is a growing health problem. Giving antioxidants is recognized as one way of helping people with diabetes to control their blood sugar levels. The herbal medicine extracted from seeds of the Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum (silymarin) is known to have antioxidant properties and research published this week in Phytotherapy Research shows that this extract …

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Tamiflu Can Cause “Abnormal Behavior”

This “Bird Flu” drug now raises suspicions about behavioral effects in children. Bird flu drug Tamiflu may cause “abnormal behavior,” manufacturer warns “Hoffman-La Roche Inc. issued a warning Monday for its flu drug Tamiflu, stating patients using the drug must be closely monitored in case they develop psychiatric problems such as delirium and suicidal tendencies. …

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