A brief round-up of some natural medicine news
- Use of SSRI medications (anti-depressants) increases the risk of osteoporosis.
- At least twice per day intake of grapes, oranges, apples, and fresh tomatoes were protective for wheezing and rhinitis (allergies).
- Folic acid supplementation effectively reduces the risk of stroke.
- A double-blind placebo-controlled study found that supplementation with a Korean red (Panax) ginseng (2 g/meal) improved plasma glucose and plasma insulin regulation in people with well-controlled type 2 diabetes.