FTC goes after nutraceutical HRT
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched complaints against
seven online sellers of alternative hormone replacement therapy
(HRT) products for not backing-up their health claims.
Vitasoy promotes the bean for breast health
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and Vitasoy is
trying to undo what it says is a misperception regarding soy and
Women want to know more about nutrition for menopause
A survey sponsored by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has found that
women want their doctors to inform them about non-medicinal options
for relieving menopausal symptoms.
CSPI red flags Natrol's Promensil to regulators
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has targeted a
dietary supplement used in relieving the symptoms of menopause as
part of its mission to get federal regulators to clamp down on
Flaxseed shows potential against hot flushes
Flaxseed, a rich source of plant omega-3 and lignans, may reduce
the frequency of hot flushes by almost 60 per cent, suggests new
research from the US.
Study positions Pycnogenol against menopause symptoms
A new study has yielded positive results on the use of Pycnogenol
for managing menopause symptoms, supporting potential use of the
pine bark extract in place of hormone replacement therapy.
Ocean Spray expansion continues as cranberry demand soars
Cranberry giant Ocean Spray is again expanding its processing
capacity in an effort to catch up with soaring global demand for
products containing sweetened dried cranberries.
Cranberries may fight ulcer-causing bacteria in humans
Cranberry juice may enhance the power of antibiotics to clear the
stomach of women of a bacteria known to cause ulcers and cancer,
new research reports.
Bioriginal goes condition-specific for women
Bioriginal is harnessing the promises of an emerging trend by
taking its lignan ingredients into a softgel supplement to support
LycoRed, Oenobiol target male appearance from within
The French launch of a new sun protection supplement for
men containing lycopene could pave the way towards more
male-oriented products in the beauty-from-within category.
Meta-analysis supports isoflavones for hot flushes
Supplementation of soy isoflavones to ease the symptoms of the
menopause like hot flushes does have an effect, according to a
meta-analysis from Australian researchers.
Black cohosh same as placebo for hot flushes, says study
Hot flushes associated with the menopause are not helped by black
cohosh supplements, say results from the largest and longest trial
for the herb to date.
Mechanism proposed for black cohosh menopause benefits
Scientists from the University of Illinois in Chicago have reported
for the first time just how black cohosh may alleviate hot flushes
in menopausal women - information previously lacking about the
Ingredia builds science behind relaxing ingredient
A daily supplement of milk protein hydrolysate from Ingredia
effectively reduced stress-related symptoms in women, says a new
randomised controlled trial from France and Korea.
Black cohosh safety rep boosted by court decision
Liver safety concerns surrounding black cohosh may be mitigated,
with a US District Court's dismissal of a product liability lawsuit
against two manufacturers of the herbal, and the testimony of the