Women’s Health

News relating to women’s health and wellness.

Potential risks of black cohosh in the spotlight

A UK case of liver damage requiring a transplant, linked to the use of a Black Cohosh herbal product, highlights the controversy about the safe use of this herb, and the importance of correctly identifying and verifying the ingredients in herbal remedies.

Soy and Red Clover for Women’s Health – Research Review

Review of medical research related to the use of soy or red clover for prevention and/or treatment of heart disease, osteoperosis, cognitive decline and other issues related to menopause and aging. The research suggests that isoflavinoids in soy foods and red clover appear to have a small but positive health benefit.