More than a third of cancer patients in Europe use complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM), most often to increase their body's
ability to fight the disease, reveals the first Europe-wide study
of alternative medicine use.
DSM has reached an agreement with China's leading pharmaceuticals
group to buy out its stake in a vitamins joint venture,
strengthening the Dutch group's presence on the Chinese market,
reports Dominique Patton.
Natural ingredients supplier Unigen Pharmaceuticals has been
granted a utility patent for its insect-derived policosanol
ingredient, which will facilitate further development of commercial
products aimed at managing blood lipids and...
The first attempt in Europe to set maximum safe levels for
nutrients in supplements and fortified foods demonstrates that
numerous products could be considered unsafe if the same approach
is adopted across the European community.
The US International Trade Commission imposed duties on shrimp
imports from six Asian and South American countries last week, in
the final stage of a trade dispute that has been blamed for high