Navigation Links
Herbal Remedy Risky for Cancer Patients

For many women, taking the herbal extract black cohosh is an effective way to relieve menopausal symptoms. However, new research shows the supplement may not be safe for women with breast cancer or women who have undetected breast tumors.
Researchers from the Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University studied how the herbal treatment affected female mice. Results show black cohosh did not increase the incidence of new tumors but did increase the number of tumors that spread to the lungs. Researchers say the supplement may not increase or decrease a woman’s //risk of developing breast cancer, but it may encourage some breast tumors to metastasize.

Researchers also say black cohosh could affect women who have undetected breast tumors. Vicki Davis, Ph.D., from Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Duquesne University, says, "Although it is unfortunate to be eliminating another option for women needing therapies to relieve menopausal symptoms, our findings suggest that women who may be at high risk of having an undetected breast tumor and certainly those who do have breast cancer should proceed with caution or simply avoid taking black cohosh until we learn if there are ways to circumvent these adverse effects."

Black cohosh is one of the most commonly used alternative supplements to treat hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms. The herb is native to North America and is extracted from a perennial plant
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Herbal Drug In Controversy
2. Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at
3. Herbal treatment should be estimated
4. Herbal extract aids in rheumatoid arthritis
5. Herbal supplement ephedra posing threat to peoples health
6. Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis
7. Herbal Remedies For Insomnia And Anxiety May Be Ineffective
8. Herbal remedies to be tested by Zambia for AIDS treatment
9. High concentration of heavy metals in Herbal medicines
10. Law ensuring safety and quality of Herbal drugs
11. Herbal Medicine May Improve Blood Count In AID Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/4/2016)... Cary, NC (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... database in the world. The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) and analytics leader SAS ... of cardiovascular patient data collected by the Duke University Health System. , The ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... All-Star Insurance of Northeast ... the people of their local community. The agency pledges to select a new ... hope is to bring awareness to important local causes with fundraising and other ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... May kicked ... in people across the United States. Dermatologist Dr. Ellen Turner is encouraging her patients, ... experts’ advice and focus on skin safety and health now and in the future. ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 04, 2016 , ... Dr. Elyson and Dr. Assili, dentist in Northridge ... Wisdom tooth removal, a common dental procedure, is performed for many adolescents and young ... resulting in risks of complications. By providing wisdom tooth removal surgery at their office, ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Nordic Naturals announces another ... metabolic health. This synergistic combination of omega-3 fatty acids and potent antioxidants contains ... of reduced glutathione and 200 mg of N-Acetylcysteine (NAC). , Each nutrient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. , May 3, 2016 ... and endovascular medical technology, today announced Food and ... a cardiac resynchronization defibrillator that provides heart failure ... (MRI) scans. Iperia devices also have remote monitoring ... (CLS) that adapts the heart rate in response ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... YORK , May 3, 2016 ... (MRI) Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast ... Open), by Field Strength (High Field, Very High Field, ... Application (Brain, Head and Neck, Spine, Musculoskeletal, Vascular, Breast, ... the global magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) market was valued ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016 Norgine B.V. ... einen entscheidenden Meilenstein durch diese Veröffentlichung zur  ... Handeln, um Patientenresultate  bei Verdauungs- und Lebererkrankungen ... im Verständnis der Hepatischen Enzephalopathie bei und ... Hepatische Enzephalopathie in der Öffentlichkeit zu schaffen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: