Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. This study showed that inhalation of neroli oil by postmenopausal women improved their quality of life related to menopausal symptoms, increased sexual desire, and reduced blood pressure. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Aromatherapy with rose geranium essential oil significantly reduced anxiety and diastolic blood pressure in the forty-nine participating nulliparous women in labor. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Six weeks of treatment with 15mg of saffron was as effective as 20 mg of the drug fluoxetine in reducing the symptoms of postpartum depression in the sixty-four participating postpartum women. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Pregnant women 35 years of age and older, who took Lactobacillus rhamnosus during their pregnancy, significantly reduced their risk of developing gestational diabetes compared to those in the control group.
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…)