Glanbia Nutritionals has signed a partnership with India-based Aurea Biolabs, a subsidiary of Plant Lipids, to distribute two of its ingredients in the US under Glanbia’s bioactive solutions portfolio.
Daily supplements of chondroitin sulfate may be superior to celecoxib, a potent anti-inflammatory drug, for supporting knew joint health and delaying the progression of osteoarthritis, says a new study.
A combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulfate may slash levels of C-reaction protein (CRP), a key biomarker of inflammation, says a new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study.
Combining calcium fructoborate with glucosamine and chondroitin may boost measure of joint health by about 25% compared with glucosamine and chondroitin alone, says a new study from VDF Futureceuticals.
Efficacy, quality and smaller dosage sizes are helping suppliers of collagen ingredients gain traction in the joint health marketplace. But suppliers agree that their ingredients occupy the thin edge of the wedge, and that commodity glucosamine and chondroitin...
The emergence of multiple scientifically-supported joint health ingredients and increased consumer interest in sourcing is driving a downturn for glucosamine, but vegetable sourced versions are on the rise, says the CEO of Ethical Naturals Inc.
Two years of daily supplementation with a combination of glucosamine and a low molecular weight chondroitin sulfate may significantly reduce joint space narrowing in the knee, says a new study from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Daily supplements of BioCell Technology’s collagen-rich cartilage extract may reduce pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis, suggest results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Daily supplements of chondroitin sulfate may ease pain associated with osteoarthritis in the hand and reduce stiffness in the morning, according to results of the Finger osteoArthritis Chondroitin Treatment Study (FACTS).
No causality has been established between glucosamine hydrochloride and a reduced rate of cartilage degeneration in individuals without osteoarthritis, according to an opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on an Article 14 health...
Industry is divided in its reaction to the recent rejection of glucosamine and joint health claims by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with one manufacturer advocating a medical licensing route as an alternative way of securing claims.
The development of a new joint health drink made with glucosamine
for the US market highlights how the popular joint health
ingredient is spreading from the supplement arena to the food and
Triarco Industries has launched a
water-soluble, high-concentration version of liquid
glucosamine the company says is aimed at foods and beverages that
appeal to the "older" glucosamine-buying
Researchers have associated methylsulfonylmethane, or MSM, to
protecting articular cartilage and reducing inflammation in
osteoarthritis - findings that could bolster the profile of the
ingredient for joint health.
InterHealth's collagen ingredient UC-II performed favorably in an
study on arthritic dogs, delivering a 62 percent decrease in
overall joint pain in arthritic dogs. If the results are repeated
in humans, it could boost the ingredient...
Demand and prices for glucosamine have stabilised after a
tumultuous couple of years, as the sheen of newness rubs off the
joint health ingredient and much-anticipated GAIT trial, though
positive, proves disappointing in design.
Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate supplements "significantly
decreased" knee pain for people suffering from moderate-to-severe
osteoarthritis - a message that may not be getting through to
Rising consumer demand for non-prescription jointcare remedies,
backed up by new research out this year, will create a positive
climate for growth of newer entrants to the joint health sector,
believes UK company Gee Lawson.
The positive results of the GAIT and GUIDE glucosamin/chondroitin
studies are an encouraging sign for the industry, says Cargill,
which makes a non-shellfish derived, vegetarian glucosamine