Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. African American study participants who supplemented with 20 micrograms of selenium had a 30% lower risk of developing ovarian cancer compared to those who supplemented with no selenium.
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Lavender aromatherapy significantly reduced menopausal symptoms in the 100 participating menopausal Iranian women. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Of the eighty participating prediabetic Iranian women, those who supplemented with cardamom for 8 weeks had significant improvements in the inflammatory markers hs-CRP, hs-CRP:IL-6 ratio, and Malondialdehyde. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. Of the participating postmenopausal women, those who supplemented with 530 mg of valerian twice daily for two months had a significant reduction in severity of symptoms at the end of one and two months of treatment . (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. A combination intervention of Nigella sativa and calorie-restricted diet significantly decreased biomarkers of systemic inflammation, TNF-alpha and hsCRP in the participating obese women. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon. Vitamin D-K-Calcium supplementation had a significantly beneficial effect on serum free testosterone levels, and indices of oxidative stress, namely DHEAS, MDA, and TAC. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Increasing potencies of estrogen, given twice weekly over 24 weeks, significantly decreased endometriosis-associated dysmenorrhea, deep dyspareunia, pelvic and bowel pain, and improved Quality of Life scores in study participants. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Auricular acupuncture significantly improved physical and psychological stress, cortisol levels and sleep quality in the 32 participating South Korean women. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Participating healthy females demonstrated that tyrosine supplementation may enhance cognitive control by promoting “response inhibition” but not “response execution”. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. This study demonstrates the placebo effect of using sham acupuncture in combination with verbal suggestion to significantly reduce visually-induced nausea in participating women. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Just 14 weeks of supplementation with a modest dose of 75 mg of resveratrol significantly improved cerebrovascular function and reduced cognitive decline in 39 participating postmenopausal women. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Study participants with fibromyalgia had statistically significant lower levels of vitamin D and decreased bone density compared to control the control group. Those with vitamin D levels of 20 nanograms/mL or less also had significantly impaired short memory, mood and sleep disturbances, restless leg syndrome and rapid heart beat compared to those with vitamin D levels above 20 nanograms/mL.
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Of the participating women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome those, who took 250 mg of carnitine daily, significantly reduced weight, BMI and waist and hip measurements while significantly improving measures of glucose metabolism.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. One hundred three pregnant women, who took 600 mg of DHA during the last 6 weeks of their pregnancies, had a significant reduction in the number of preterm births. These numbers translate into tremendous cost savings to the US healthcare system.
By Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Eight weeks of daily supplementation with 6000 mg of Korean red ginseng significantly reduced symptoms of cold sensitivity in the 40 participating South Korean women.