Health Sciences Group, the Los Angeles-based group which
specialises in investing in companies involved in the health
sector, has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets and
operations of Quality Botanical ingredients (QBI),...
Calcium supplements have been in the news a lot this week, with
revelations just yesterday that the nutrient is more effective when
combined with phosphorous contrasting with news a day earlier that
calcium supplements can help combat...
Wake Forest University School of Medicine said it has licensed
three soy-related technologies to Physicians Laboratories of
Kernersville, which will use the technologies to develop
Boundaries of science were pushed further recently when scientists,
trying to create alternative food sources for astronauts, revealed
that we could grow meat on demand, without slaughtering fish or
animals, the New Scientist reports...
Calcium has long been touted as a major factor in bone health and
the fight against osteoporosis. But now researchers at Creighton
University in the US appear to have shown that calcium may not be
the only factor when it comes to...
Dietary supplements could interact with heart medicines and
increase the risk of adverse reactions, according to the results of
a new study from the University of Michigan. Nearly three-quarters
of heart patients surveyed in the study...
The US market for complementary & alternative medicine (CAM)
totalled $30 billion (€34bn) in 2001, according to a recent report
from Nutrition Business Journal. Significantly, CAM and mainstream
practitioners accounted for $1.24...
Advicor, the cholesterol control product from Kos Pharmaceuticals,
has been found to be highly effective in controlling the full range
of lipids when compared to two other leading statin products,
according to a new study presented...