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Do Herbal Products Affect Quality of Life Issues for Women (ADA Herbal Education Session)

Do Herbal Products Affect Quality of Life Issues for Women?

Educational Session at The American Dietetic Association's (ADA) Food & Nutrition Conference & Exhibition 2001
October 22, 2001
St. Louis, MO
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Session Objectives:

  1. Identify proposed mechanisms of action for herbal products being investigated for menopause, premenstrual syndrome, depression and dementia.
  2. Identify contraindications and drug interactions for selected herbal products.
  3. Identify guidelines for evaluating safety and efficacy of herbal products.


4:00 IntroductionPDF Document
Rebecca B. Costello, PhD
NIH Office of Dietary

Virginia Hartmuller, PhD
NIH Office of Research on Women's Health
4:15 Herbs and Women's HealthPDF Document
Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences