Medications

Ginkgo biloba may aid in treating type 2 diabetes

The extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer some therapeutic benefits in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according to a study co-authored by a researcher at the University of Cincinnati (UC) ...

Cardiology

Ginkgo biloba trialled as stroke treatment

Researchers in China have suggested that a supplement derived from the ginkgo biloba tree may help improve the recovery of thinking and memory abilities following a stroke. Their findings are published today in the journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

SSRIs recommended as first treatment choice for PMDD

(HealthDay)—Antidepressants are the first treatment choice for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), according to a new research review published in the September issue of the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.

Health

3Qs: Energy drinks: What's in your can?

Over the last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion has con­firmed it is inves­ti­gating health reports citing energy drinks 5-​​hour Energy and Mon­ster Energy as a pos­sible factor in the deaths of ...

Health

Taking Ginkgo Biloba does not improve memory

Taking Ginkgo Biloba supplements does not improve memory, attention or problem solving in healthy individuals, according to researchers from the University of Hertfordshire.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Ginkgo biloba extract does not prevent Alzheimer's dementia

Ginkgo biloba extract does not significantly reduce the likelihood of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in older people, according to the results of the largest ever Alzheimer's prevention study in Europe, published in Lancet ...

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