Zensun Sci & Tech has developed a vitamin B-C blend that stimulates gastrointestinal system motility, providing a long-term treatment alternative to pharmaceutical drugs that have numerous side effects.
The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted a patent for "composition for use in treatment" to Arjuna Naturals' BCM-95 turmeric extract, which has shown efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer's disease.
Vitamin A supplementation programmes that address deficiency deficits in 140 million children faces a coverage crisis, say UNICEF, as polio eradication reduces delivery channels once open to aid agencies.
Irish authorities can find no safety issues from exposure to fluoride from food and drink intake, despite high-fluoride beverages such as black tea forming the bulk of consumers’ total fluoride exposure.
Research that looked into the effect of elevated zinc levels in canned tuna on gut health has had to be re-examined after the journal retracted the study due to 'unreliable data' featured in the paper.
European health campaigners and some MEPs argue the European Commission should take a joined up approach to its food, agriculture and health policy by linking farmer payments to the healthiness of the food they produce.