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July 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment

American Ginseng May Reduce Fatigue During Cancer Treatment

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Mayo Clinic researchers found that after eight weeks of receiving 2,000 milligrams of ginseng daily, 340 study patients showed a significant decrease in exhaustion compared with participants in a placebo group…It’s actually one of the most common problems for cancer survivors today,” said Debra Barton, associate professor of oncology at Mayor Clinic and lead author […]

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Tags: Chicago Tribune, Dr. Debra Barton, fatigue, ginseng


June 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Chemotherapy, Chicago Tribune, Dr. James A. Levine, Dr. John Black, Dr. John Noseworthy, Esther H. Krych, Florida Times-Union, ginseng, government funding


June 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Really? Ginseng Can Help Relieve Fatigue

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Now there is some evidence that ginseng’s claim to fight fatigue may be deserved. In a small number of independent studies, researchers have found that ginseng extracts seem to help combat cancer-related fatigue, one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy and other treatments. The fatigue can be so severe that patients often call […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, fatigue, ginseng, NY Times


June 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Ginseng As An Energy Booster: Mayo Clinic Study Shows Benefits After Eight Weeks of Use

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Local demographics help explain the popularity of traditional Chinese medicines in BC.  So some readers may be as interested as I am in reports about a new study led by the Mayo Clinic. It found that ginseng reduced cancer-related fatigue in patients, and without any apparent side effects…According to Mayo spokeswoman Linda North, the ginseng used […]

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Tags: ginseng, Ginseng Board of Wisconsin, Linda North, Vancouver Sun


June 8, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 8, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. James O'Keefe, Dr. Joseph Mikhael, Dr. Mary O'Connor, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, ESPN The Magazine, Genentech, ginseng, HealthDay


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