Equol-producer Status of U.S. Women Influences Soy Food Effects on Menopause Symptoms
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012, PRNewswire-USNewswire—Eating more soy was associated with larger reductions in menopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS), such as hot flashes, among U.S. women that can convert soy to a compound called equol, according to data from a first-of-its-kind study presented in an oral session at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) 2012 annual meeting.
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Soy-Based S-equol Supplement Reduces Hot Flash Frequency, Muscle And Joint Pain In U.S. Postmenopausal Women
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., April 24, 2012, PRNewswire-USNewswire—A dose of 10 milligrams (mg) daily of S-equol delivered via a newly developed fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement is as effective as a standard dose of soy isoflavones at reducing hot flash frequency significantly and is even more effective for relieving muscle and joint pain, according to a peer-reviewed study in US postmenopausal women published in the June Journal of Women's Health, available now as a Fast Track article online ahead of print.
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Soy-Based S-equol Supplement Reduces Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors
WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012, PRNewswire-USNewswire — A 12-week treatment of the fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly lowered hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), LDL cholesterol and improved vascular stiffness, all factors that occur as part of metabolic syndrome, according to a first-of-its-kind peer-reviewed study reported in a poster at the Women's Health 2012 annual meeting.
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New Fermented Soy Ingredient Containing S-equol Significantly Reduced Hot Flash Frequency S-equol Supplement also relieved muscle discomfort
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012, PRNewswire-USNewswire — Daily doses of a soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly improved menopausal symptoms, including significantly reducing hot flash frequency after 12 weeks according to a placebo-controlled study in postmenopausal Japanese women published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women's Health.
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S-Equol Study simultaneously published in MENOPAUSE and presented at North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2011, PRNewswire-USNewswire — A soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing Natural S-equol significantly improved the appearance of crow's feet skin wrinkles of the outer corner of the eyes in Japanese menopausal women, suggesting that supplements containing Natural S-equol have potential to slow skin aging, according to data from a controlled pilot study simultaneously published online in the peer-review journal MENOPAUSE and presented in a poster session at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) annual meeting.
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Soy-based Natural S-equol and SE5-OH Supplement Containing Natural S-equol Did Not Increase Risk of Estrogen Sensitive Breast Cancer
NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011, PRNewswire —Consuming the soy germ-based compound Natural S-equol and the supplement SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol did not increase the risk of estrogen-sensitive breast cancer, according to a study in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol reduced menopause symptoms in postmenopausal women in previously reported controlled trials in the United States and in Japan.
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Discussion of a Scientific Review of Soy Protein, Soy Isoflavones and Soy Metabolites for Peri- and Postmenopausal Women at North American Menopause Society (NAMS)/Wulf H. Utian Translational Science Symposium
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2011, PRNewswire-USNewswire — Soy has recently been reviewed and supported for introduction into general medical practice as a treatment for distressing vasomotor symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, but its use in other medical areas, such as heart health, requires further research, according to a new report reviewing the risks and benefits of soy protein, isoflavones and metabolites in menopausal health from The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)/Wulf H. Utian Translational Science Symposium, published in the July Menopause, the peer-reviewed NAMS journal...
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Safety Profile Grows for Natural S-Equol Supplement Designed To Manage Menopause Symptoms
New Study Supports Position That Soy-Based Natural S-Equol Does Not Increase Risk of Estrogen-Sensitive Breast Cancer

A new study suggests there is no increased risk of estrogen-sensitive breast cancer from consuming the soy-based compound Natural S-equol, or SE5-OH, a dietary ingredient containing Natural S-equol. These new data, involving a widely used breast cancer mouse model, were reported at the Women's Congress 2011 annual meeting. Supplements containing SE5-OH have reduced menopause symptoms in postmenopausal women in previously reported controlled trials...
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Experts discuss S-equol data at Ninth International Symposium on Role of Soy

The latest research into the health effects and safety of a soy-based compound called S-equol was described in talks and presentations by experts at a special session on Tuesday, Oct. 19 during the Ninth International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment, held Oct. 16 to 19 in Washing, D.C.
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New soy-based Natural S-Equol supplement reduces menopausal hot flashes, muscle and joint pain in study among U.S. women

A new women's health, whole soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing Natural S-equol reduced the frequency of moderate to severe hot flashes and reduced muscle and joint pain in the first study of its kind among postmenopausal U.S. women, according to peer-reviewed data presented as a poster presentation at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting.
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Soy-based Natural S-Equol supplement data presented from four studies at the North American Menopause Society Annual Meeting

Four clinical studies that add to the evidence about the use of a new nutritional supplement containing the whole soy germ-based ingredient Natural S-equol to improve health were presented at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting.
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Equol, soy, menopause and bone health research published in Journal of Nutrition
July 8, 2010, EurekAlert — The dietary supplement SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol, developed from soy, may be appropriate for women in menopause, based on results of recent clinical trials documenting its effectiveness and safety in relieving hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause. Nine articles on equol, soy, menopause, bone health and cancer research appear in a July 2010 supplement to the Journal of Nutrition and are summarized here.
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Growing Scientific Evidence Supports New Solution for Menopausal Symptoms
July 9, 2010, PRNewswire-USNewswire — The findings of a scientific conference examining the growing body of research and potential health benefits of Natural S-equol were published this month in the Journal of Nutrition. Manuscripts based on presentations made at the conference, which was organized by the Life Sciences Research Office (LSRO), reveal data that Natural S-equol is a safe, natural and effective solution to providing relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and muscle discomfort.
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Novel, soy-based SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol supplement reduced hot flash frequency by nearly 59 percent
Oct 8, 2009, EurekAlert — SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol, a novel soy germ-based ingredient in a supplement, improved menopausal symptoms, including significantly reducing hot flash frequency by nearly 59 percent, according to a peer-reviewed study in Japanese women.
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Novel soy germ-based dietary supplement, SE5-OH containing natural S-Equol, examined for safety and influence on hormones in pre- and post-menopausal women

Healthy pre-and post-menopausal Japanese women who took a supplement of SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol, a novel soy germ-based ingredient under development for the management of menopausal symptoms, had measures of reproductive hormones that stayed within normal limits throughout the study
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Safety and Influence on Hormones and PSA Examined in Men Taking Novel Soy Germ-Based Dietary Supplement, SE5-OH Containing Natural S-Equol

Measures of reproductive and thyroid hormone levels remained within normal limits in healthy adult Japanese men who took either of two doses of a supplement of SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol, a novel soy germ-based ingredient under development for the management of prostate health, according to a new placebo-controlled study. In addition, measures of the men's prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels were within normal limits. These peer-reviewed safety data were presented at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2010 annual meeting.
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