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Yoga may improve post-treatment fatigue in breast cancer survivors.
Soy protein supplements containing isoflavones do not significantly reduce the progression of atherosclerosis (build-up of plaque in the arteries) in postmenopausal women, according to a recent study published in the
Yoga and stretching work equally well for low-back pain, and both work better than a self-care book.
Study indicates that vitamin E supplements increase the incidence of prostate cancer in healthy men.
Higher doses of saw palmetto extract no more effective than placebo at relieving urinary symptoms.
Practicing mindfulness meditation over an 8-week period reduces the severity of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms in women, according to a study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Mi
Actual and simulated acupuncture produces similar results for polycystic ovary syndrome.
Study suggests that omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil reduce inflammation and anxiety in healthy young adults.
Study Examines the Placebo Response in Patients With Asthma
Comparison of structural and relaxation massage shows that both reduce low-back pain and improve function compared with usual medical care.
Three papers address what the research says about the placebo effect in addition to its future role in health care.
Ancestry may affect how omega-6 fatty acids are processed and used by the body.
People who use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to promote health differ in health status, behaviors, and health care use from those who use CAM to treat an illness.
A diet high in monounsaturated fatty acids may be associated with less cognitive decline in older women.
Study suggests that practicing tai chi may improve quality of life, mood, and confidence in the ability to exercise in people with chronic heart failure.
This research was the first to explore the possibility ginkgo’s antihypertensive effects in a large, long-term, placebo-controlled clinical trial.
Sublingual (under the tongue) immunotherapy may help children with peanut allergy.
Cancer survivors are more likely than members of the general population to turn to complementary and alternative medicine.
Chromium supplement does not affect factors associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Mindfulness meditation may increase gray matter in the hippocampus and other brain regions associated with learning, memory, and emotion.
Compared with placebo, cranberry juice cocktail is no better at preventing recurrent urinary tract infections in college-aged women