Essential fatty acid supplements may ease PMS, says trial

By Nathan Gray, 17-Jan-2011 A supplement containing a mix of essential fatty acids and vitamins may significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), according to new research.

Increased B vitamins may ease PMS symptoms: Study

By Stephen Daniells, 03-Mar-2011 Higher intakes of the B vitamins thiamine and riboflavin from the diet may reduce the incidence of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) by about 35 percent, suggest new...

Magnesium supplements may ease hot flashes for breast cancer patients

07-Jun-2011 Daily supplements of magnesium may ease hot flashes in women with breast cancer, suggest data from a pilot phase II trial from Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.

Folate may reduce pre-menopausal breast cancer risk: Study

By Stephen Daniells, 11-Jul-2011 Increased intakes of folate may reduce the risk of breast cancer, but the benefits appear linked to a woman’s menopausal state, suggests a new study.

Dietary antioxidants may reduce stroke risk in women: Study

By Nathan Gray, 08-Dec-2011 Increasing the intake of antioxidants in the diet is associated with a reduced risk of stroke in women, according to new research.

Vitamins C & E may benefit women on oral contraceptives

By Stephen DANIELLS, 19-Jun-2012 Supplements of vitamins C and E may protect against the increase in markers of oxidative stress in women receiving oral contraceptives, says a new study.