The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
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    This blog is intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

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    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    Archive for the 'Horny Goat Weed' Category

    Horny goat weed to prevent bone loss during late postmenopause

    Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

    Horny goat weed, also known as epimedium and yin yan huo, is a source of phytoestrogens.

    Researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong report success using epimedium to prevent bone loss in postmenopausal women. (more…)

    Horny goat weed: An unpublished clinical trial

    Thursday, December 7th, 2006

    As a follow-up to an earlier post about horny goat weed here is a positive clinical study using horny goat weed in the management of erectile dysfunction.

    One caveat: this study has not been published in a peer-reviewed journal, but on a website that sells horny goat weed. That said, the study design and results are interesting.

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    Horny goat weed

    Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

    “Behind the funny name of horny goat weed stands a time-tested aphrodisiac that increases libido in men and women, and improves erectile function in men.” so starts a pleasant story by Chris Kilham published on the Discovery Health Channel website.

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