Ancient Chinese medical remedy offers promise for cancer patients
Two bioengineering researchers at the University of Washington have
discovered a promising potential treatment for cancer among the
ancient arts of Chinese folk medicine.
Generic health claim for saturated fats agreed
The UK-based Joint Health Claims Initiative (JHCI) has concluded
its deliberations on a generic health claim for reduced saturated
fat in the diet.
Parents concerned over misleading health claims for kids foods
Parents are concerned about misleading health claims made for foods
targeted at children, according to research commissioned by the UK
Food Standards Agency.
Doctors support live yoghurt
The majority of general practitioners do believe in the health
benefits of "live"yoghurt, a new survey from the US reports this
Soy research forges ahead
Nutritional research into soy has forged ahead so rapidly in recent
years that questions have been raised about "how to tell the
latest news from the old news," reports wellness newsletter.
Loss narrows for herbal extracts company
Hauser, Inc., a US supplier of herbal extracts and nutritional
supplements, reports its financial results for the fiscal 2002
second quarter .
Online diet web site in the black
eDiets.com, Inc., an online diet services website, on Thursday
announced that it expects to report its first full year of
profitability for the year ending December 31
Divisions in German organic food market investigated
A paper published this week by UK market analysts, Organic Monitor,
reveals the current divisions in the German organic food industry.
Top US selling nutrition bar beats the giants
A nutrition bar for women, manufactured by a small, private food
company, is now the top-selling brand in the energy/nutrition bar
category in US supermarkets.
Health database acquired by EBSCO
AltHealthWatch, a US database of complementary, holistic and
integrated approaches to health care and wellness, has been
purchased by EBSCO Publishing.
New technologies and health concerns drive flavour dairy market
New technologies in extending shelf life together with increased
consumer awareness of the health benefits of dairy drinks, are
driving the market in flavoured dairy beverages, a new report this
Food stamps exchanged for vitamins
Americans who benefit from food stamps could soon be exchanging
coupons for vitamins, the Associated Press reports this week.
Chlorophyllin supplements to combat cancer, new evidence
A study conducted by US researchers shows that taking chlorophyllin
could reduce the levels of aflatoxin-DNA damage byproducts in the
body and the risk of liver cancer.
Chelated zinc product may help cold symptoms
US company Improvita Health Products, Inc. announced recently the
completion of a double-blind scientific pilot study on its cold
cure product fortified with chelated zinc.
Scientists suggest allergen link to cot deaths
Allergens such as cow's milk, or other allergens in infant formula,
may be responsible for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome
(SIDS),UK researchers report recently.