ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba, Fossil Tree, Kew Tree, Silver Apricot)
Title: ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba, Fossil Tree, Kew Tree, Silver Apricot)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - September 19, 2014 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Y-Combinator is Betting on These 7 Medtech Startups in 2014 - Ginkgo Bioworks
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Source: MDDI - August 27, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Chris Wiltz Tags: News Biotechnology Source Type: news

Ginkgo biloba: Can it prevent memory loss?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - June 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana pills may ease multiple sclerosis symptoms
Research also suggests ginkgo biloba and reflexology may work as alternative therapies. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New idea and approach in the treatment of vascular dementia
Neural stem cells proliferate in the subventricular zone and hippocampal dentate gyrus of adult mammals. However, the number of endogenous neural stem cells is insufficient to prevent cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injuries such as vascular dementia, so it is important to stimulate endogenous neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation. The ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 effectively and safely treats memory loss and cognitive impairments in patients with senile dementia. Prof... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 25, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Vascular dementia safely and effectively treated by Chinese herbal medicines
Chinese herbal medicine, which has been used for thousands of years in China, has long been considered an effective treatment for vascular dementia. There are already meta-analyses of the effects of herbal extracts (ginkgo biloba and huperzine A) on vascular dementia. However, there has been no systematic review of the efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicines for vascular dementia, despite its wide use in clinical practice. A recent study published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

A ginkgo biloba extract promotes proliferation of endogenous neural stem cells
(Neural Regeneration Research) Neural stem cells proliferate in the subventricular zone and hippocampal dentate gyrus of adult mammals. However, the number of endogenous neural stem cells is insufficient to prevent cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injuries such as vascular dementia, so it is important to stimulate endogenous neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation. The ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 effectively and safely treats memory loss and cognitive impairments in patients with senile dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

What Is Ginkgo Biloba? Does Ginkgo Help Improve Memory?
Ginkgo biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree, is one of the oldest species of trees on the planet. The tree is considered to be a "living fossil", meaning that it has continued to survive even after major extinction events. Ginkgo trees have very unique properties - they are capable of growing more than 130 feet and can live for over one thousand years. In fact, there are some trees in China claimed to be over 2,500 years old... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

What Is Gingko Biloba? Does Gingko Help Improve Memory?
Gingko biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree, is one of the oldest species of trees on the planet. The tree is considered to be a "living fossil", meaning that it has continued to survive even after major extinction events. Gingko trees have very unique properties - they are capable of growing more than 130 feet and can live for over one thousand years. In fact, there are some trees in China claimed to be over 2,500 years old... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamins: stop taking the pills
This article was corrected on 7 June 2013. During editing, a line in the fifth from last paragraph, beginning 'Another example is St John's wort…' was accidentally transposed, leading to the suggestion that serotonin was a medicine rather than a brain chemical.Alternative medicineHealth & wellbeingHealthCancerCancerMedical researchPharmaceuticals industryDepressionguardian.co.uk © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds     (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 7, 2013 Category: Science Tags: The Guardian Depression Pharmaceuticals industry Health Medical research & wellbeing Society Extracts Features Cancer Life and style Alternative medicine Science Source Type: news

Ginkgo Biloba & Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Discussion of research showing that ginkgo biloba can be helpful in treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. (Source: About.com Generalized Anxiety)
Source: About.com Generalized Anxiety - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: health Source Type: news

Bad News About Ginkgo Biloba?
I was alarmed to read about a new study showing that Ginkgo biloba causes cancer. What do you recommend for those of us who have been taking supplements of it? I haven't taken any since I read about the study. (Source: Dr. Weil Q and A)
Source: Dr. Weil Q and A - May 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herbal Remedy Ginkgo Fails to Stem Alzheimer's Slide
Source: Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Consumer: New Doubts About Ginkgo Biloba
The first government toxicology study of the supplement found that it caused cancer in lab animals, including an excessive number of liver and thyroid cancers.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Body Medicine and Health Ginkgo biloba Alternative Medicine Memory Featured The Consumer Source Type: news

Benefits of brain training for dementia uncertain
Conclusion As the researchers say, there are various products on the market that claim to prevent cognitive decline. These range from physical and mental activities to prescription and non-prescription medications. However, as the researchers mention, the evidence supporting the benefits of these interventions can be limited, and studies into these types of intervention are often of poor quality. This review usefully clarifies what scientific evidence is available for these interventions, and what this evidence shows. Researchers found no firm evidence that any pharmacological interventions would be of benefit in prevent...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Older people Source Type: news