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…this plant extract can treat the deadliest kind of skin cancer?

Melanoma, the least common form of skin cancer, is also the most deadly.  That’s why it’s so exciting to know that a new study published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics in April of 2013 Continue reading

Palmetto/Nettle Root Extract Might be Preferable to Treat Patients with Early BPH

A comprehensive review of the randomized controlled trials (RCTs) show that when nettle root extract (NRE) is compared head-to-head with the standard drugs used to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), NRE is as or more effective, while consistently yielding fewer side effects. RCTs are regarded to produce the highest level of evidence for or against a particular intervention.

The standard clinical approach is to use drugs to block the activity of androgens (male sex hormones). NRE’s anti-prostatic effect seems to work differently. The minor androgen blocking effect of NRE is very far down the line from its major anti-proliferative and androgen enhancing effects. NRE also exhibits anti-inflammatory and immuno-modulatory effects,  Continue reading