Japanese ingredient supplier Taiyo continues to expand the product forms of its prebiotic Sunfiber ingredient by pairing it with a probiotic as well as launching a new dual action women’s health product.
Fruit d’ Or has obtained a Health Canada designation for its cranberry juice powder which comes with it the ability to make health claims on urinary tract infections. The approval comes at a time when the whole approval process in the country has been...
The release of microscopic images gives graphic evidence of how research on the characterization of cranberry has borne fruit in helping to elucidate a mechanism of action in inhibiting the action of harmful bacteria.
The cranberry industry and academics have rubbished a cranberry-UTI study and accompanying commentary published in JAMA in the past week, saying the research is “misleading” and “suffering from fatal flaws.”
The elderberry may play a larger role than previously thought in counteracting the decline in neuronal and cognitive functions, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the 10th World congress on Polyphenol Applications...
Delving deeper into a popular remedy that has lacked solid scientific backing, a new placebo-controlled study found that cranberry juice consumption lowered clinical urinary tract infection (UTI) episodes in women with a recent history of UTIs.
A combination of proanthocyanidins (c-PAC) derived from cranberries with select probiotic strains may reduce the invasiveness of Escherichia coli, and help protect against urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Naturex’s launch of a new cranberry extract sees the company moving beyond proanthocyanidins (PACs) as a marker of efficacy towards anti-adhesion activity (AAA), something it sees as a more relevant biological marker of benefits to urinary tract health.
New research that sheds light on the biological mechanisms behind cranberry's protective properties for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) may also point towards a potential role for cranberry derivatives in medical devices.
Botanical extract giant Naturex-DBS has launched a USDA NOP certified organic cranberry powder to the US market, stating it is a logical extension of its cranberry powders range targeting urinary tract health.
Inappropriate products and trial design caused the Cochrane Collaboration to alter its position about the urinary tract infection (UTI)-reducing benefits of cranberry juice, the owner of a French cranberry supplements company has said.
The link between cranberries and urinary tract health is well established, said researchers in the field who disputed the results of a recent Cochrane review that questioned the berry’s benefits in fighting urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Cranberry juice does not appear to have a significant benefit in preventing urinary tract infections and may be 'unacceptable' to consume in the long term, according to the findings of a new systematic review by the Cochrane Collaboration.
Minnesota-based UAS Laboratories, Inc., has defended the safety and efficacy of its products following a US Marshalls-led seizure, adding that it is working with FDA to ‘remove and/or modify the language’ of alleged disease claims on the labels of its...
DSE Healthcare Solutions has agreed to amend marketing for its new Cystex liquid cranberry dietary supplement following recommendations from the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD).
The French authorities have moved to settle the controversy over conflicting methodologies for quantifying PAC levels in cranberry extracts, determining that the new BL-DMAC method should be used by all companies using the French health claim.
A combination of cranberry powder and probiotic bacteria for the management of urinary tract infections (UTI) has been released by Lallemand Health Ingredients and Institut Rosell-Lallemand with guaranteed extended shelf life.
Triarco Industries has entered the cranberry extracts market with an offering it says can benefit urinary tract infections (UTI) via “three specialized bioactive mechanisms” including the presence of A-linked proanthocyanidins (PACs).