All news articles for October 2013

Sami Labs runs a state-of-the-art chemical processing facility in Bangalore.

Sabinsa division wins innovation award

By Hank Schultz

Sami Labs, an division of New Jersey-based Sabina Corp., has been honored by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry with a  “Product Innovator of the Year” award.

EFSA backs botanical blend for better bowel function

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EFSA backs botanical blend for better bowel function

By Shane STARLING

EFSA has said a plant-based blend of hydroxyanthracene derivatives can improve bowel function after analysing a dossier with two unpublished clinical trials from a French firm.

Omega-3 may have benefits for dry AMD: Pilot Study

Omega-3 may have benefits for dry AMD: Pilot Study

By Nathan GRAY

Supplementation with EPA-rich omega-3 fatty acids could help battle inflammation in the macula and therefore improve the vision in patients with dry Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), according to the findings of a new pilot study.

Cognitive health ingredient targets wider population

Cognitive health ingredient from PL Thomas targets wider population

By Maggie Hennessy

While most cognitive health supplements target cognitive decline mainly in aging populations, a new ingredient from PL Thomas claims to offer “peak cognitive performance” benefits, which the firm says will appeal to a much broader consumer audience.