Study: Elderberry Can Inhibit Influenza

Sydney, Australia—A study at the University of Sydney finds that the elderberry fruit can help fight influenza. The study, lead by professor Fariba Deghani, Dr....

Testing Proves “Natural” Astaxanthin to be Synthetic

Kailua-Kona, HI— Synthetic astaxanthin, an illegal and untested antioxidant carotenoid supplement ingredient, may have entered into the U.S. market to be sold as natural...

Study: Vitamin D May Improve Glycemic Control

Cleveland, OH—The North American Menopause Society issued a press release regarding a new study suggesting that vitamin D may promote greater insulin sensitivity, thus...

Politicians Rally Around Steroid Control Act

Washington, D.C.— Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) has cosigned the Designer Anabolic Steroid Act (DASCA), legislation designed to give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) authority...

Study: Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure

A new study, titled "The Effect of Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract on Gut Microbiota, Inflammation, and Cardiovascular Markers in Hypertensives: The GarGIC...

ABC’s Varro E. Tyler Phytomedicinal Award Goes to Wakunaga

Austin, TX—The American Botanical Council’s (ABC) 2013 Varro E. Tyler Commercial Investment in Phytomedicinal Research Award has been presented to Wakunaga Pharmaceutical Company, LLC...
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Mediterranean Diet Reduces Mortality Rate in Heart Disease Patients

Pozzilli, Italy—Data from the Moli-sani study were presented at ESC Congress 2016 suggesting that a Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of death in those...
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Cranberry Proanthocyanidins–Probiotics Inhibit Bacterial Growth

Madison, WI—As functional foods grow in popularity, a group of investigators have published new data suggesting a combination of probiotics and cranberry proanthocyanidins (c-PAC)...
FDA, FSMA, New Draft Guidance, Extends Deadline

FDA Extends Compliance Dates on FSMA & Issues New Draft Guidance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on August 24th that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions...

Makers Nutrition Gives Back for the Holiday

HAUPPAUGE, NY—One-stop dietary supplement provider, Makers Nutrition is giving back this holiday season by holding a food drive for the Island Harvest Food Bank, far...

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