All news articles for April 2021

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The three waves of aging

By Danielle Masterson

Researchers have built a plasma-protein clock that produces an accurate snapshot of an individual's biological age.

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CRN welcomes twelve new member companies

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced the addition of twelve new companies its membership ranks: Seven new voting members and five associate members.

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

AHPA's McGuffin on DSHEA 2.0, CBD's path forward, and more

By Stephen Daniells

While AHPA supports H.R.841, the association wishes FDA “would do its job and establish a legal pathway [for hemp and CBD], but they haven’t,” said Michael McGuffin. “Something needs to happen.”

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Kratom group says CBD regulatory experience offers some lessons

By Hank Schultz

The history of the CBD trade in the US provides a peek into the strategy that kratom proponents may pursue with the goal of a legal trade in the botanical without regulatory impediments, an executive in an advocacy group says.

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Study: Probiotic can reduce sore throat and fever in children

By Nikki Hancocks

A supplement of two L. reuteri probiotic strains can significantly reduce days of fever and severity of pain in children being treated for upper respiratory tract infections thanks to their anti-inflammatory effects, according to a new clinical trial.

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