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Unscientific Depression Drugs aplenty in Health Stores
...e an effect. They added that many others including gingko
biloba, ginseng, cat's claw, royal jelly and liquid tonic have no firm evidence base and "have potentially serious drug interactions". The experts, Joyce Reed, a senior house officer at St James's University Hospital in Leeds, and Peter Trigwell, a...
Inclination of North Carolina’s Elderly Population towards Home Remedie
...the commonly used ones (17%). Herbs included are gingko
biloba, ginseng and Echinacea (6%). This was due to the reason that doctors in these communities were not home-doctored by their grandmothers who knew about the usage of herbs. Popular manufactured products available in that area are flax seed, amin...
Researchers Present Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Dementia
...e the risk of cognitive impairment, such as taking gingko
biloba, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, estrogen replacement therapy and the use of cholinesterase inhibitors in cognitively intact populations, were also discussed. The authors also examined the possibility that increased risk of dementia mig...
Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis
...s on the health of the patient. Ingredients like gingko
biloba, devil’s claw, ginger, garlic etc in these medications may cause anti coagulant effects and hemorrhage. These when used with corticosteroids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, may cause gastrointestinal bleeding. 105 of 238 patients wh...
Spreading knowledge to doctors about herbal medicine
...nowledge of popular remedies like saw palmetto and gingko
biloba using the programme. Given that the programme was easy to use and not time-consuming, it's to be hoped that other doctors might use this to increase their knowledge of complementary medicine....
Gingko languishs memory test
... //in people with dementia. It's also claimed that gingko
can increase mental sharpness in those who are hea...chers at Williams College in Massachusetts, tested gingko
against a placebo pill in a group of 90 men and 130 women - all of whom were healthy and aged 62 or ...