The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    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 'Guava' Category

Using herbals to increase the activity of antibiotics

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Resistance to antibiotics by bacteria is on the rise, both in the hospital and in the community. Could it be that herbals might increase the effectiveness of antibiotics?

This lab study suggests it’s possible.
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Positive results with lycopene in advanced prostate cancer

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Recent evidence raises doubt about the protective effects of lycopene on the risk of prostate cancer.

Now, the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) reports a 65% reduction in advanced prostate cancer risk among men with the highest intake of lycopene. (more…)