The FDA has clamped down on the labeling of OTC drugs publishing
new rules that require content and warning labeling for levels of
calcium, magnesium, sodium, or potassium that might be harmful to
people with certain underlying medical...
The standards of quality control on herbal supplements will need to
be tightened if the US public are to have any confidence in their
health claims. That was the main talking point of a symposium as
experts gathered for three days...
Fruit and vegetables may work better in preventing breast cancer in
people with a certain genetic make-up, say researchers, which could
explain why the evidence between fruit and veg and cancer
prevention has so far been inconsistent.
Weider Nutrition International has reported a turnaround in
operating profit for its third quarter. The selling and marketing
expenses for the company's Move Free brand - that caused profits to
plummet in the first half of 2004...
Boosting 'added-value' opportunities for companies working with
corn, new research from government scientists on a fungus could
hold the key to using corn fibre as a factory for the production of
the potent antioxidant lycopene,...
Taking a folic acid supplement may stop the onset of migraines,
says an Australasian team, which has discovered a gene that is
linked to the most severe and debilitating form of headache,
migraine with aura.
A strategic alliance has been formed between Nutragenesis and
Flavour and Fragrance Specialties (FFS). The partnership coincides
with the marketing, product development, sales and distribution of
OptiNutrin - Nutragenesis' latest...
A diet rich in vitamin E appears to protect against both prostate
cancer and bladder cancer, according to new research that lifts
hopes for the vitamin after disappointing recent studies, writes