Ayurvedic Herb Helps Menopause-Related Anxiety & Cognitive Decline

Menopause is a rollercoaster ride of changes for most women. As hormone levels drop off precipitously, women begin to experience a range of physical and emotional symptoms. Now, researchers have identified an Ayurvedic herb — Tinospora cordifolia — that may help with two of the most common menopause-related issues: anxiety and cognitiveRead

Air Pollutants Increase Risk for Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea presents frequent severe and painful cramps during menstruation from abnormal contractions of the uterus for up to 16-91% of girls and women of reproductive age, of whom 2%-29% have symptoms severe enough to restrict their daily activity. Air pollution may be a risk factor, according to researchers from ChinaRead

DHA Supplement May Offset Damaging Outcomes of Maternal Stress on Unborn Males in Early Development

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Neurodevelopmental disorders like autism and schizophrenia disproportionately affect males and are directly linked to early life adversity caused by maternal stress and other factors, which might be impacted by nutrition. But the underlying reasons for these male-specific impacts are not well understood. Researchers from the University of Missouri School ofRead

Higher Levels of Vitamins A, B2, E, and Folate May Reduce Oncogenic HPV Infection in Women

Previous studies suggested that the onset of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancer development may be activated by oxidative stress, the association had not been clearly understood. A study of a significant 11,070 participants, led by Hui-Yi Lin, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics, and a team of researchers at LSU Health New OrleansRead