Can red yeast rice lower PSA for prostate cancer?

Answer On One Hand: Red Yeast Rice Lowers PSA LevelsHigh levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a protein produced by the prostate gland, can be an indicator of prostate cancer or some other abnormal ... Read More »

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Does red rice yeast really help lower b/p?

On One Hand: It Has the Right Active IngredientsRed yeast rice is used in traditional Chinese medicine and as a coloring agent. Its active ingredients for improving cholesterol include lovastatin, ... Read More »

Does red yeast rice lower platelets?

On One Hand: No Evidence of Reduced Platelet CountThe U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) note that side effects from red yeast rice are poorly documented. The most common side effects are mil... Read More »

Does red yeast rice lower blood pressure?

On One Hand: Use in Asian CountriesRed yeast rice (RYR) has been consumed in Asian countries as a staple since about 800 A.D. during the Tang Dynasty. Writings were discovered dating back to the Mi... Read More »

Is bladder cancer related to prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is a form of adenocarcinoma--a cancer that develops in glandular structures that line certain organs--that can spread to the bladder. Adenocarcinomas can also occur in the stomach, ... Read More »