10 Minute Essential Oil Massage Reduces Period Pain and Heavy Bleeding

Great review here showing the effect that a simple 10 minute daily massage using specific essential oils on the first 3 days of your period can have on pain and flow. Menses Pain and Excessive Bleeding Treated with Essential Oil Massage In this study, I like the second 'blend' including clary sage which is a …

High Fat Dairy Diet Related To Breast Cancer Deaths

Fascinating study from WDDTY ENews this morning. Basically, researchers here found a correlation with more women dying from breast cancer after continuing to eat high fat dairy (ie. cheese, cream, icecream, full fat milk and yogurt, butter) after their diagnosis of early stage cancer: A high-fat diet from dairy products encourages the development of breast …

Could Annual Mammograms Lead To Higher False Positives

Interesting study today suggesting that if you cut the annual mammogram programme recommended to women to every two years, there would be no rise in cancer but a significant drop in false-positive results. Researchers in San Francisco studied 14o,000 women between 66 and 89 and concluded: There were no benefits for women who were screened …

DIM From Broccoli For Aggressive #Breast Cancer

Broccoli combats even the most aggressive breast cancer, say scientists   22 October 2012 Compounds from vegetables such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts can combat even the most aggressive types of breast cancer, scientists have revealed this week. An ingredient called diindolylmethane (DIM), which is found in the vegetables, is the active ingredient that can …