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2008-06-18 00:00:05

Thousands of Britons with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are wasting their time taking a popular herbal remedy, research has shown. A study found that ginkgo biloba had no significant impact on mental function or quality of life, and did not prevent worsening dementia symptoms.

2008-06-17 15:01:05

British research shows ginkgo biloba extraction does not treat dementia LONDON, June 16 (Xinhua) -- A herbal extract from the ginkgo biloba tree used by an estimated 10 percent of people with dementia is not an effective treatment for the disease, according to a British study published on Monday.

2005-11-10 10:20:00

Studies conducted in women and in the laboratory strongly suggest that the herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba may help lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.