Category Archives: Ginkgo Biloba

The Top 5 Supplements You Should Not Take: Johns Hopkins Researcher






Dietary supplements are big business. They are promoted for all sorts of health benefits, including weight loss, memory enhancement, body building, and cancer prevention. Many of the claims featured on websites and product packaging are not true, but that doesn’t … Continue reading






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Ginkgo biloba and stem cells: new research






A ginkgo biloba extract promotes proliferation of endogenous neural stem cells Neural stem cells proliferate in the subventricular zone and hippocampal dentate gyrus of adult mammals. However, the number of endogenous neural stem cells is insufficient to prevent cerebral ischemia/reperfusion … Continue reading






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Multiple sclerosis cognitive function is not improved with ginkgo biloba






A research study conducted by Dr. Jesus Lovera, Assistant Professor of Neurology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, and colleagues has found that the herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba does not improve cognitive function in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS.) … Continue reading






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Alzheimer’s: new ways to cope






Now all those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease can improve their quality of life, starting today. a new helpful book, New Hope for People with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers: Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and Complementary Solutions, … Continue reading






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Complementary, alternative medicine in more hospitals: study






As we’ve previously written about on Scope the popularity of complementary and alternative medicine is growing among U.S. adults. Now a recent surveyshows patients’ demand for such therapies are diving hospitals to begin providing complementary medicine treatments such as acupuncture. … Continue reading






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