Spherix is to continue its arbitration against Arla Foods, its
licensee for food uses of the new sweetener tagatose, despite the
firm's recent launch, later than planned, of the low-calorie
sweetener into the US market.
The confrontation between Europe and the United States over
genetically modified foods shifted up a gear this week when the US
President George. W. Bush accused Europe of impeding efforts to
fight world famine because of its trade...
A non-pathogenic strain of E. coli probiotic oral suspension
appeared to relieve patients of the major clinical symptoms of
inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a pilot trial, the BioBalance
Corporation reported today.
Research deemed to be the first 'controlled' trial of the Atkins
Diet finds it may be as safe and effective as conventional diets.
The study also found Atkins Dieters to have greater increases in
good cholesterol (HDL) and...
Taking supplements of the vitamin A precursor beta-carotene may
increase the risk of colorectal cancer in smokers and drinkers,
according to new research published this week. The study, from four
research centres across the US, comes...
Hawaii-based Cyanotech reported an increase of 18 per cent in net
sales to $2.4 million for the fourth quarter to end of March due to
stronger sales of its bulk products such as the natural astaxanthin
Researchers are to evaluate whether the positive effects of tomato
lycopene in reducing oxidative stress, previously seen in
non-smokers, is also produced in smokers, a high-risk group for