A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
(UPCI) has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Cancer
Institute to study prostate cancer prevention by phytochemicals
found in broccoli.
ADM Natural Health and Nutrition has expanded its range of soya
isoflavone concentrates for use in food and food supplements.
Novasoy 700 has a minimum 70 per cent isoflavone content and
Novasoy 200 is a 20 per cent isoflavone concentrate.
Eating two portions of chocolate a day may help prevent
cardiovascular heart disease claims Masterfoods USA. The company's
new functional chocolate, CocoaVia, contains plant flavonols and
phytosterols believed to reduce cholesterol...
US-based SourceOne Global Partners has established a strategic
alliance with Seltzer Nutritional Technologies (SNT), a division of
Seltzer Chemicals, for its patented cholesterol-lowering product
Researchers at Queen's University in Canada have been awarded $8
million to study the efficacy and safety of the plant extract
quercetin, saw palmetto, and the bark of African pygeum tree as
therapies for prostate and bladder...
Many Canadian health food stores have ignored a stop-sale order on
the herbal kava issued in August last year, shows a study, which
raises questions about the country's powers to regulate the natural
health industry, say researchers.
A syrup made with the popular herb echinacea reduced the number of
respiratory tract infections in children but did not reduce the
severity or duration of infections, report authors of a new
clinical trial in today's Journal...
Hawaiian firm Cyanotech has yet again managed to stave off a
delisting from the Nasdaq SmallCap market, meeting requirements for
the bid price of $1 per share for a consecutive 10 days in recent
German sweeteners firm Nutrinova reports on new research showing
how sweeteners used in hot drinks can alter the flavour profile.
The results allow the company to provide sweetener manufacturers
with useful guidance, it says.
Dutch company Acatris, formed recently following a merger between
four Royal Schouten businesses, established its new name with the
launch of a lignan product at last week's VitaFoods trade fair in
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has been awarded three US patents for
the use of concentrated isoflavones combined with other
phytochemicals to treat blood-related diseases, cancer and
A major study of the effects of hormone replacement therapy has
been halted after scientists discovered a major risk of ovarian
cancer - but there are plenty of natural alternatives to help women
deal with the menopause.