Monthly Archives: August 2010

Soy and Prostate Health

by Dr. Leo Galland

Soy and Prostate Health

 

High intake of soy foods among men is associated with a decreased risk of prostate cancer according to research studies. In laboratory experiments components of soy called isoflavones have shown the potential to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells.

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Essential Oils Combat Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Essential Oils Combat Drug-Resistant Superbugs

 

The rise of drug-resistant bacteria that are extremely difficult to treat has emerged as a threat to public health.

 

The widespread use of powerful antibiotics in people and in livestock may have actually contributed to the growth of these superbugs.

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Breast Cancer Treatment Blocked By Antidepressants

by Dr. Leo Galland

 Breast Cancer Treatment Blocked By Antidepressants

 

Women with breast cancer are often treated with the drug tamoxifen, which blocks the effects of estrogen on breast cancer cells. Tamoxifen, however, only becomes effective after it is converted to an active metabolite in the liver.

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