Athletes are using increasing amounts of dietary supplements to
help boost their performance, but many of the products they use are
contaminated by substances that could result in positive tests for
anabolic steroids, according to...
There are many ways for consumers to increase their intake of
calcium, a mineral known to help strengthen bone structure and aid
weight loss. But a recent analysis shows that milk, a natural
source of calcium, remains the most cost...
A charge of $20 million (€22.8m) related to the write-down of
goodwill following the acquisition of Prolab Nutrition pushed
nutritional supplement manufacturer Natrol further into the red in
the fourth quarter of 2001.
Commonly-used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins can block
damage by an Alzheimer's-associated protein in neurons and blood
vessels, according to a study by University of South Florida
A US District Court has issued a permanent injunction prohibiting a
company called High Performance Living Corporation from selling
nutritional supplements containing yeast beta 1,3 glucan in
violation of patents owned by Biopolymer...
Chinese farmers are likely to increase organic output in a bid to
find lucrative new export markets, reports the China Daily.
Increasingly high non-tariff barriers by importing countries have
made it hard for China to export many...
Last week saw the first shipments of VSL#3, a probiotic food
ingredient marketed by Questcor Pharmaceuticals. VSL#3 is a
preparation of eight highly concentrated species of live
freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria which are said to...
Trials are to begin soon in six countries on a herbal preparation
created by scientists in India to establish its efficacy in
treating hepatitis B. If the trials are successful, the herbal
remedy could be launched in other countries.