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22 Sep 2021
--- Non-hormonal menopause supplements provider Equelle – part of Pharmactive – is spotlighting the “significant” lack of communication between women and their health care providers (HCPs) about... Read More
21 Sep 2021
--- Farlong Pharmaceutical’s ginseng supplement may have a positive influence on reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by improving blood pressure and HDL-C. This is according to a new triple-blind study, which also... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Levagen+ is a potential sleeping aid capable of reducing sleep onset time and improving cognition upon waking. Levagen+ is a palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) powder, which has been spotlighted as an alternative to CBD. The... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Researchers in South Korea are addressing how to boost the supply of ginsenosides, which is currently not meeting the high demand in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries. They point out that of the two types of... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Kirin Holdings’ Lactococcus lactis strain (LC-Plasma) may significantly reduce the primary symptoms of dengue fever, a tropical disease for which there is no cure or vaccine. The recent joint clinical trial showed a... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- The majority of US consumers are concerned with the safety of dietary supplements (96%) and personal care products and cosmetics (95%), according to a new NSF survey. For all three product categories, consumers are primarily... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- Research supported by Seed Health has investigated a new approach to innovating probiotic and synbiotic compositions via gene sequencing and vitamin B12 synthesis. The study, published in the International Journal of... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- Many of the smartphone apps used by consumers to track their nutrition are missing content features dedicated to behavior change. This is according to a US study, which highlights the variation between all of the available... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- AB-Biotics’ AB-Kolicare probiotic blend helps reduce the crying or fussing time and episodes of babies with colic. This is according to a new study, which the company is using to highlight benefits over competing... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- People who eat high-quality, gut-friendly diets with plant-based foods are less likely to develop COVID-19 or become severely ill. This is according to an analysis of nearly 600,000 ZOE COVID Study app contributors, which... Read More
02 Sep 2021
--- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a nutritional scientist a US$1.69 million grant to investigate how beneficial microbes in the gut use nitrogen in human milk to support pediatric nutrition and development.... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Swedish probiotics company Probi is reporting that two of its probiotic strains – Lactiplantibacillus plantarum HEAL9 and Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus 271 – are well tolerated in newborns’ gut microbiomes. ... Read More
01 Sep 2021
--- Pharmactive’s standardized saffron extract, Affron, has been shown to promote restorative sleep even when taken as a single, low dose an hour before bedtime. According to the company, the results from the human... Read More
31 Aug 2021
--- Canadian researchers are calling for greater awareness of iron levels during pregnancy, following the revelation that 40 percent of pregnant women in Ontario never had their iron levels checked. Half of the women who did... Read More
19 Aug 2021
--- Arjuna Natural’s BCM-95 turmeric extract could help to decrease damage from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) on organs other than the brain. Results showed that BCM-95 reduced enlargement and degeneration of the spleen,... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Research on vitamin D is mounting with a study from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute linking higher vitamin D intake to decreased chance of developing young-onset colorectal cancer. In addition, a study published in the... Read More
16 Aug 2021
--- A study has found that a high glycemic index, as a measure of carbohydrate quality, appears to be “relatively unimportant” as a determinant of body mass index (BMI).
13 Aug 2021
--- Demand for probiotics is being driven by increasing interest in digestive health, a Kerry survey shows. Additionally, the survey suggests that the health benefits of its BC30 probiotic is recognized by consumers, with 80... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- Dileucine, a dipeptide consisting of two leucine molecules, boosts the metabolic processes that drives muscle growth 42 percent more than free leucine does, according to a randomized control study.
09 Aug 2021
--- A test from NOW, a producer of natural products, has revealed that 12 out of 23 tested turmeric extracts failed either against the benchmark of potency or for containing synthetic curcuminoids, heavy metals or used gelatin... Read More