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Acupuncture for Breast Cancer Side Effects – New Study

Posted December 31, 2013

A new study finds acupuncture effective for the treatment of breast cancer drug treatment side effects. The study focuses on acupuncture for the relief of symptoms due to aromatase inhibitor treatment intake. The researchers noted two interesting findings. First, acupuncture is statistically more effective than clonidine for the treatment of hot flashes due to breast cancer treatment. Secondly, statistical differences between sham acupuncture and real acupuncture did not exist in some quality of life measures determined by questionnaires to participants. Oddly, the publication makes no mention of acupuncture needle techniques, types, brands, lengths, gauges, insertion angles and insertion depths.

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Alternative Medicine Can Help Reduce Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

Posted December 26, 2013

A new pilot study discovered that both real and sham weekly acupuncture treatments eased side effects (hot flashes and musculoskeletal pain) associated with breast cancer treatments. Researchers comment that the results are comparable to previous reports that even the sensation of skin pricks used to simulate genuine acupuncture needle sticks might be enough to generate natural chemicals that improve symptoms.

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Study: DuPont HOWARU Probiotics Reduce Antibiotic Side Effects

Posted December 13, 2013

A study to investigate the ability of a unique probiotic formulation to reduce potential gastrointestinal side effects of antibiotic treatment has found significant benefits from dietary supplementation with HOWARU Restore, part of the DuPont Danisco probiotic range from DuPont Nutrition & Health.

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What are the Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Side Effects?

Posted May 27, 2013

Turmeric is a plant which is used as a spice in a lot of dishes and curries. Turmeric has a very bitter yet warm taste and is mainly used for its color and flavor in many recipes. This plant has many benefits as well and because of this, its root is used to make plenty of medicines and natural remedies to cure various medical conditions.

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Milk thistle saves your liver and your life

Posted April 30, 2012

Over 1,000 new synthetic food agents have been approved for consumption in the United States in 2011, and the human liver is the body’s primary detoxifier, bearing the brunt of filtering these chemical agents out so cancer cells don’t develop and multiply. Milk thistle, also known as Silymarin, prevents the metastatic process, stopping the spread of cancer in its tracks.

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Use This Herb to Heal Your Liver, Help Your Heart and Fight Cancer

Posted April 30, 2012

The liver is one of the most critical organs essential to human health. It serves more than 300 functions in the body to detoxify against chemical and environmental intrusions, and promotes metabolic function as well. Silymarin is commonly known as milk thistle and new science is emerging to validate the healing potential of this powerful plant.

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