Researchers from the University of Lisbon say that evidence of the beneficial cardiovascular effects of Ginkgo biloba in healthy subjects has been overlooked. Their review, published in the journal Biology, details findings of the plant’s action on cardiac...
A new publication from the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) will help marketers of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf extracts products find the best analytical methods to verify this botanical.
Supplements are sourced from many parts of our planet. This year, we dedicated some of our in-depth coverage to ingredients from the land: Minerals, botanicals, and the ancient South Asian system of Ayurveda. This is part of a series of our special edition...
Supplements of a Ginkgo biloba plus choline-based formula may produce modest improvements in executive functioning, according to a new study from Standard Process using its Ginkgo Synergy plus Choline products.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has urged the National Toxicology Program (NTP) to be "highly precise" when describing particular extracts of an herbal species to avoid confusion about different extracts from the same species.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has called on FDA for a ban on ginkgo products, basing its demand on a government report that industry sources have said is critically flawed. FDA, in response, said the request was 'not scientifically...
The National Toxicology Program has issued its final report on its long-term tests of ginkgo biloba. The report shows some carcinogenic effects, but industry observers criticized the results, saying those concerns may not be applicable to available ginkgo...
The popular herbal gingko biloba did not improve the mental
performance of healthy subjects, says a new study, but the high
level of cognitive function of the subjects to start with may
undermine the conclusions.
TSI Health Sciences has secured approval from the Australian
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for manufacturing
chondroitin sulfate sodium, thereby opening up another avenue of
business for the Montana-headquartered company.
Technical Sourcing International has completed its evolution from
ingredients sourcing and distribution to production, and is
preparing for its second decade with a new name to better represent
its activities: TSI Health Sciences.
New evidence showing that supplements of the ginkgo biloba herb can
improve memory was presented this week at the annual meeting of the
Society for Neuroscience. The small trial revealed the herbal
improved verbal recall in patients...
Britain's Alzheimer's Society has published what it claims is the
biggest review to date on the use of ginkgo biloba for the
treatment of dementia. It said there is promising evidence that
taking ginkgo biloba can improve...
A new study published in JAMA today has provoked worried responses
from supplement manufacturers and trade bodies in the US. The
research shows that gingko biloba has no beneficial effect on
memory and related mental functions of...
People suffering from the disabling disease multiple sclerosis (MS)
could help slow the rate of cognitive decline by taking the popular
herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba, according to research published