A Chinese population-based study provides strong evidence that
women who take folic acid supplements during pregnancy do not have
an increased likelihood of having a multiple birth, according to
the results in this week's issue...
Nutraceutical company Baywood International has introduced Super
Joints FIZZ to its range of powdered supplements. The product
contains a blend of vitamins and nutrients designed to boost joint
mobility and reduce pain.
Minute Maid, the orange juice drink from Coca-Cola, will now
feature health and nutrition advice from the Mayo Clinic on its
packaging in the US, an additional bonus for a drink which is
already touted as a healthy product.
An estimated one-quarter of the prescription drugs sold in the
United States, Canada and Europe contain active ingredients derived
from plants, claims a new report from BCC research. Global
over-the-counter sales of plant-derived...
Sales at Wyeth consumer healthcare decreased 6 per cent in the 2002
fourth quarter and 3 per cent for the 2002 full year. Poor
performance of the cough and cold products was however partly
offset by sales of Centrum vitamins.
Researchers in the Netherlands studying people with a genetically
determined, reduced breakdown of the amino acid homocysteine, may
have found further proof of the connection between folic acid
deficiency and the risk of heart disease.
News to delight dairy manufacturers and dismay opponents to
genetically modified foods arrived this week with publication of a
new study that reveals protein-rich milk from not only cloned but
also genetically modified cows could...
AAC Consulting Group, the regulatory consulting subsidiary of
contract research organisation Kendle International, has signed an
agreement with two toxicologists to further expand its services to
the food and dietary supplement industries.
Vitamin D rather than calcium intake is important in protecting
post-menopausal women from fractures associated with osteoporosis,
US researchers confirm in the February issue of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition.