All news articles for February 2015

ABC names award recipients for research and literature

ABC names award recipients for research and literature

By Stephen DANIELLS

The American Botanical Council has named the 2014 recipients for its Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award, the Varro E. Tyler Award for Phytomedicinal Research, and the James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award.

Micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent among sufferers of mental illness, according to the researchers

Vitamin D and omega-3 together may help mental illness

By Niamh Michail

Vitamin D and omega-3 could work together to improve cognitive function and social behaviour with particular relevance for battling ADHD, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, say researchers.

UNPA welcomes two new executive members

UNPA welcomes two new executive members

Zhucheng Haotian Pharma Co. Ltd and Essential Formulas have joined the United Natural Products Alliance as executive members, bringing UNPA’s membership to 83 companies from around the world.

NPA calls for 22nd Annual Awards nominations

NPA calls for 22nd Annual Awards nominations

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is now accepting nominations for its 22nd Annual NPA Awards to salute industry pioneers and leaders for their accomplishments in science, environmental issues, advocacy, social responsibility, and the industry at...

Expert insights: What is the future for probiotics and prebiotics?

Cultured views from Probiota 2015 in Amsterdam

Expert insights: What is the future for probiotics and prebiotics?

By Nathan GRAY

Probiotics, prebiotics, and microbiome science are big business, and already generate a great deal of scientific and commercial interest. But what does the future have in story for the sector?

The mushroom preparations lowered blood glucose levels in both healthy volunteers and type 2 diabetics

Mushroom extracts show blood sugar management potential: Study

By Stephen DANIELLS

Powdered preparations of the mushrooms Pleurotus ostreatus and Pleurotus cystidiosus may reduce blood sugar levels after a meal in healthy people, while also impacting insulin levels in diabetics, says a new study.

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