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One in three people over age 65 will develop vision loss, with blindness commonly caused by age-related macula degeneration (AMD). Nutritional supplements have proven effective in improving vision in sufferers of AMD.

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Editor Emeritus on December 6th, 2009

In the November 2009 issue of the Journal of Urology, Stanford Medical School researcher Dr. Rodney Anderson and researchers at the National Center for Pelvic Pain Research, in a new study, demonstrated a high correlation between the location of painful trigger points inside the pelvic floor muscles of men with chronic prostatitis and the location […]

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Editor Emeritus on December 3rd, 2009

While we normally avoid the use of corporate press releases which contain little more than marketing intent, the following is an exception. I confess to being a long-time prescriber and user of ginger to treat nausea so while I do not advocate the use of cytotoxic chemotherapy used in oncology I do recommend the use […]

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Editor Emeritus on December 3rd, 2009

A study conducted by Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland scientists has identified a new class of therapeutic agents found naturally in soy that can prevent and possibly treat colon cancer, the third most deadly form of cancer. Sphingadienes (SDs) are natural lipid molecules found in soy that research shows may be the key to […]

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Editor Emeritus on December 2nd, 2009

American herbal supplements consumers may be interested to know that the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has issued new standards guidelines. The guidelines relate to contamination by microbiological and mycotoxin agents and heavy metals. A full copy of the updated guidelines is available on the AHPA Web site . It’s original guidance on Heavy Metals was […]

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