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Cocoa flavanols may protect against diabetes: Study

By Tim Cutcliffe

Specific compounds within cocoa promote the release of insulin and may help protect against the onset of type-2 diabetes (T2D), reports a new study in Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.

DSM finishes sale of pharma assets to US firm

DSM finishes sale of pharma assets to US firm

By Hank Schultz

DSM has completed a major milestone in its restructuring into a smaller, more profitable and more focused company as it finalized the sale of its pharmaceutical manufacturing assets to US-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

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Liquorice may interact with all sorts of medicines

By Tim Cutcliffe

Liquorice compounds commonly found in dietary supplements can interfere with how the liver processes medicines, warns a new study in European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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