A new study has outlined one possible mechanism of action of tea compounds that involve the activation of ion channel proteins in the blood vessel wall, relaxing the structure and thus reducing blood pressure.
The potential joint health benefits of Pycnogenol, an extract from French Maritime Pine bark, are linked to its ability to absorb directly into the synovial fluid, says a new study with patients with osteoarthritis.
The meteoric emergence of cocoa flavanols as the new 'super ingredient' continues, with many new scientific publications focused on the potential health effects of these special compounds. As part of this special edition, we take a look at some...
Plandai Biotechnology, a company built on a technology offering higher levels of bioavailability for its plant extracts, has entered into a licensing arrangement with a UK company covering the development of its line of extracts based on a new technology.
Spanish biotech Natraceutical has developed a sterilisation process
involving supercritical CO2 that is said to remove contaminants
without compromising functional compounds, as well as reduce
The catechins found in green tea may benefit arthritis patients by
reducing the degradation of cartilage, according to an in vitro
study conducted at the University of Sheffield Medical School in