Men’s Health

Columbia’s Center for Holistic Urology Tests New Botanicals for Prostate Disease

By Erik L. Goldman | Editor-in-Chief - Vol. 4, No. 3. , 2003

Aaron Katz, MD, and his colleagues at the Center for Holistic Urology at New York’s Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, are studying a number of herbal medicines and nutraceuticals with potential to improve men’s urogenital health. They are particularly excited about Zyflamend, a new herbal combination containing turmeric, ginger, holy basil, and others, that appears to inhibits prostate cancer cell growth and reduces inflammation.

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Demise of PC-SPES Angers Prostate Cancer Patients

By Erik L. Goldman | Editor-in-Chief - Vol. 3, No. 2. , 2002

PC-SPES, a supplement advertised as a botanical medicine for prostate problems, was wildly popular among men with prostate cancer, largely because it seemed to work when pharmaceutical options did not. PC-SPES turned out to contain DES and warfarin, and was pulled from the market by California authorities, triggering outrage in the prostate cancer community.

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