All news articles for April 2011

Probiotic milk may alleviate fever: Yakult study

Probiotic milk may alleviate fever: Yakult study

By Nathan Gray

Milk fermented with Lactobacillus casei may help to alleviate fever caused by norovirus gastroenteritis by correcting imbalances of intestinal microflora, according to a new study.

The most comprehensive assessment to date?

Omega-3 may slash levels of heart disease risk factor

By Stephen Daniells

Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with lower levels of an amino acid called homocysteine, an amino acid linked to increased risks of heart disease and dementia, says a new meta-analysis of the scientific evidence.

April 2011 in pictures: Twinlab, gut health & Japan

April 2011 in pictures: Twinlab, gut health & Japan

By Stephen Daniells

As April draws to a close we look back at a month of news, which saw Twinlab appoint a new chief executive, FTC crack down on bogus acai-weight loss claims, and a breakthrough in gut health understanding.

Gumlink takes 50 per cent stake in Canadian probiotic gum maker

Gumlink takes 50 per cent stake in Canadian probiotic gum maker

By Mike Stones

Danish company Gumlink’s acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Canadian probiotic and nutraceutical gum maker, Tab Labs Inc will allow the joint venture to focus on patented nutraceutical chewing gum, according to Soren Birn, Gumlink’s chief executive...

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