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Soy isoflavone supplementation elevates erythrocyte superoxide dismutase, but not plasma ceruloplasmin in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors

By DiSilvestro RA, Goodman J., Dy E., LaValle G. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 89 (2005): 251-255. Soy isoflavones have been given considerable attention in regard to breast cancer, both for prevention and for increasing risk. Soy isoflavone antioxidant effects may help prevent breast cancer re-occurrence, but isoflavone estrogen-like actions may increase breast cancer risk. […]

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Soy isoflavones for the relief of climacteric symptoms in women with breast cancer or in whom estrogen replacement therapy is not recommended

By Giorgio Secreto et al, Maturitas 47 (2004): 11-20 HRT may be contraindicated or not advisable in postmenopausal women who have or had breast cancer, women with a family history for breast cancer, or women who stopped HRT after 5 years of treatment. Soy isoflavones may be a natural alternative for them. Verifying the efficacy […]

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OPUS finds soy isovlavones safe

WÄDENSWIL, Switzerland–Countering prior theories soy isoflavone supplementation can contribute to increased breast cancer risk, new findings from the Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy (OPUS) intervention study, funded by the USDA, has confirmed that long-term supplementation with soy hypocotyl isoflavones does not cause adverse effects. The findings wee published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2011; […]

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Soy germ isoflavenes found to be safe

Long-term clinical study delivers convincing results on the safety of soy hypocotyl isoflavones in menopausal women. Wädenswil/Switzerland, February 2011 The Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy (OPUS) intervention study, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has confirmed that regular supplementation with soy hypocotyl isoflavones over long periods does not cause adverse effects. It can […]

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Soy germ isoflavones: proven safety

Abstract: A long-term study shows that soy isoflavones hypocotyl for women in the Menopause are safe. Frutarom is relieved. Title: alimentaonline.ch Issue: 11 February 2011 Country: United States Page: online publication Circulation: On behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducting the OPUS (Osteoporosis Prevention Using Soy) intervention study, results showed that regular intake […]

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