Why all women should be familiar with black cohosh
(Natural News) Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) supplements are versatile herbal remedies, and the flowering plant’s various health benefits are often the topic of comprehensive medical studies. In fact, women diagnosed with different health conditions that affect the female reproductive system often use black cohosh supplements. Both alternative-health practitioners and mainstream healthcare professionals recommend the use of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural Remedies for Menopause That Are Backed by Science
For relief without a prescription, try black cohosh, controlled breathing, acupuncture and several other natural remedies for menopause symptoms. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NLM Resources: LactMed for Nurses
LactMed, a free database about drugs and lactation, is produced by the National Library of Medicine. It is available via the website, https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/newtoxnet/lactmed.htm, or as a mobile app. LactMed provides information on many of the drugs and chemical to which nursing mothers may be exposed, including dietary supplements. The information contained in LactMed includes: Summary statement about use of the drug during lactation; Measurement of levels of the drug in breastmilk; Effects in breastfed infants; Effects on lactation; Alternate drugs to consider. References to research studies are also included with ea...
Source: Dragonfly - March 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: News from NLM Training & Education Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Black cohosh for menopause: Uses and side effects
Black cohosh is sometimes used to treat hot flashes, excessive sweating, mood changes, and other symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Does it work? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Black cohosh — case study for botanicals testing
NTP research on black cohosh provides a glimpse of the complexities of studying botanical supplements. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Research on botanicals takes center stage at community event
National Toxicology Program genetic toxicologist Stephanie Smith-Roe, Ph.D., shared black cohosh research at a lunchtime seminar. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - July 6, 2016 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

NCCIH Health Bulletin: Menopausal Symptoms
In this month’s issue of the NCCIH Bulletin, read highlights from current evidence on a few commonly used complementary approaches to menopause: red clover, soy, black cohosh, DHEA, hypnotherapy, meditation, acupuncture, and yoga. /da (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - February 25, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Source Type: news

NIH awards nearly $35 million to research natural products
Innovative Research Centers Program investigates botanical dietary supplements and other natural products News release describes new funding for research centers exploring how commonly used natural products, such as resveratrol and black cohosh, work and their safety. The centers are funded by NCCIH and the Office of Dietary Supplements. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 9, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCAM Source Type: news

NIEHS recruiting volunteers for new study on black cohosh
Women in the Triangle area of North Carolina who take black cohosh can take part in an important study on its health effects. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - April 3, 2015 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

EstroG-100 & Black Cohosh To Be Tested Side-by-Side for Treating...
EstroG-100 has been shown to work 6 times faster with no effect on liver toxicity, a reported risk with Black Cohosh(PRWeb November 25, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12353958.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 26, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Whole Foods, CVS, Walgreens, and Amazon Feature New Herbal Menopause...
EstroG-100 works 6 times faster than Black Cohosh, and women are catching on to this natural, next-generation menopause treatment.(PRWeb September 03, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12128063.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 4, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Black cohosh and liver toxicity: is there a relationship? - Muqeet Adnan M, Khan M, Hashmi S, Hamza M, AbdulMujeeb S, Amer S.
Herbal supplements are commonly used by patients for various problems. It is a well-known fact that most patients do not tell their physicians about the use of herbal supplements unless they are specifically asked. As a result, sometimes important informat... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Premenstrual Syndrome
Whilst it is extremely rare for a woman to have a hysterectomy due to Premenstrual Syndrome alone, it can be a contributing factor in overall gynaecological health. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) (also known as Premenstrual Tension or PMT) is the name given to the physical, psychological and behavioural symptoms that can occur in the two weeks before a woman’s monthly period. It is estimated that almost all women of child-bearing age have some premenstrual symptoms, although it is usually at its worst between the late 20′s and early 40′s. About one woman in every 20 with PMS gets symptoms which are severe en...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 10, 2014 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Health Conditions PMDD pms Source Type: news

No Evidence that Black Cohosh Relieves Menopause Symptoms
09/13/2012, The Cochrane Library, Although many women coping with hot flashes and other distressing symptoms of menopause have turned to black cohosh supplements as a treatment alternative, a new review by the Cochrane Library finds no evidence that the herb is effective. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - February 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amway India launches Nutrilite women's range
The new range of products includes Nutrilite Tri-Iron & Folic, Nutrilite Black Cohosh and Soy, Nutrilite CalMag D and Nutrilite Bone Health. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 3, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news