Day: December 30, 2009

Ginkgo biloba – No Effect

Another one bites the dust. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is generally a waste of taxpayer money, but they have sponsored several well-designed large trials of popular herbal supplements. And one by one these studies have shown these popular products, such as echinacea for the common cold, to be ineffective. To add to the list, published in JAMA...

/ December 30, 2009