Heart disease patients who stop using cholesterol-lowering drugs
while they are hospitalised for chest pain are trebling their risk
of death or heart attack, according to research in the rapid access
publication of Circulation: Journal...
People with food allergies depend heavily on the information
provided on food labels to protect them from potentially fatal
attacks, but new research shows that there is a still a long way to
go before the level of information provided...
A recent test of 26 nutrition powders in the US showed that 24 of
them lived up to their claims regarding carbohydrate, fats and
proteins. But the study by independent testers ConsumerLab.com
showed that some products contained unlabelled...
The US-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has
called on the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to stop what it
calls the "deceptive labelling" of a new, fungus-based meat
substitute being marketed by...
Sabinsa Corporation of the US has introduced a new stabilised
lutein composition called ZeaLutein. The product is a mixture of
natural xanthophyll carotenoid pigments and Bioperine, the
company's patented nutrient bioavailability...
Folic acid could play an essential role in protecting the brain
against Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative disorders,
according to a study by scientists at the National Institute on
Aging. A study carried out on mice...
The European Commission has agreed funding for a project run by
researchers at the University of Lund in Sweden which could lead to
a raft of healthy, cereal-based products such as oat ice cream
hitting the market.
Leiner Health Products, the US dietary supplement producer, has
filed a Chapter 11 petition in the US Bankruptcy Court. The company
said it hoped to emerge from the Chapter 11 status within 45 to 60