The first consumer product containing a probiotic strain derived
from human milk by Puleva Biotech has launched in Spain, and the
company hopes it may find a home in other foods for infants and
Advitech's psoriasis nutraceutical is set come to market next year,
as the Canadian biotech enters into its first marketing agreements:
Cothera is to market and distribute Dermylex in France, and further
announcements for the...
An international collaboration to research the safety and efficacy
of South African medicinal plants has attracted a $4.4 million,
four-year grant from NCCAM, and could result in plant-based
therapies for diseases rampant in Africa,...
Infants whose parents suffer from food allergies have less chance
of developing them themselves if they are fed hydrolyzed casein or
whey formulas in place of cow's milk based formulas when
breast-feeding is not possible or inadequate,...
Taking a high-dose vitamin C supplement everyday reduced the number
of colds experienced by people in a Japanese trial, although intake
of the vitamin appeared to have no impact on the severity or
Butterbur's alleged hay fever-fighting properties have been eyed
with skepticism by some scientists over the last few years, but the
largest trial conducted to date suggests that an extract from the
leaves of the herb is as effective...
Multivitamin and mineral supplements do not appear to prevent
infections in older people living at home, report researchers in
Scotland today, raising questions for a significant segment of the
Increasing vitamin C intake could help people with severe asthma,
report researchers today, who call for further investigation of the
vitamin's role in protecting against the disease, writes
Echinacea's reputation for chasing off the common cold has made it
one of the most widely used herbal products on the market, but a
study published today casts doubt on its efficacy. Jess
Halliday discusses the merits and shortfalls...
Canadian biotech company Advitech has come a step closer to
launching whey-derived XP-828L as an oral alternative to
conventional drugs for psoriasis sufferers with the announcement of
positive results in a clinical trial to test...
Sweden's BioGaia says its recent clinical trials are supporting
stronger health claims on products containing its Reuteri bacteria,
which may help it distinguish its probiotics from the competition,
writes Dominique Patton.
Biothera's soluble beta glucan Imprime PGG has been shown to boost
the immune system without stimulating inflammatory cytokines. If
the same results are seen in trials using the oral form it could
lead to new opportunities for...
Canada's Advitech is continuing with the clinical trial program for
XP-828L sweet whey protein extract to give the product weight with
dermatologists and help it achieve its market potential - an effort
which led the biotech...
Biothera has filed lawsuits against three companies that it claims
are infringing its patents on the use and composition of a beta
glucan ingredient, said to boost immune health, reports