Health ingredients firm Acatris has developed a directly
compressible version of its SoyLife brand soy isoflavone
ingredient, designed to remove some of the hurdles for companies
looking to offer isoflavone capsules or tablets.
Women are going back onto hormone replacement therapy because it is
significantly more effective against menopausal symptoms than
herbal remedies, an organisation of American gynecologists said on
The health effects of soy in post-menopausal women are to be
explored at the Keck School of Medicine of USC in a trial sponsored
by the National Institute of Health, to see whether soy is a viable
alternative to current hormone therapy.
A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...
A major study of the effects of hormone replacement therapy has
been halted after scientists discovered a major risk of ovarian
cancer - but there are plenty of natural alternatives to help women
deal with the menopause.
Women who take oestrogen may decrease their risk of developing
atherosclerosis - the progressive narrowing and hardening of the
arteries - according to new research published in the March issue
of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology...