An increasing willingness to try alternative medicines, especially
among women, is set to drive sales of vitamin and mineral
supplements across Europe, according to a new report from market
Rather than worrying about which scientific study to believe when
it comes to choosing a vitamin or mineral supplement, consumers
should concentrate on finding the balance which is right for them.
Hence the term 'mineralibrium',...
Nutra Pharma, the US company which develops proprietary
technologies for the manufacture of complex medicinal botanical
extracts, has signed a letter of intent to Bio Therapeutics, a drug
delivery platform producer.
Millennium Biotechnologies has launched its Resurgex nutritional
supplement via the Medicaid system in the US state of Nevada, the
first time the product has been made available on prescription in
Wake Forest University School of Medicine said it has licensed
three soy-related technologies to Physicians Laboratories of
Kernersville, which will use the technologies to develop
With the use of antibiotics in healthy chickens being called into
question in the US, organic and natural food retailer Wild Oats
markets has strengthened its policy on selling only meat which is
This month saw the first annual workshop of the Food, GI-tract
Functionality and Human Health Cluster (PROEUHEALTH), a grouping of
64 research partners from 16 European countries working together to
obtain greater knowledge of the...
Swiss drug giant Novartis has reported sales of SFr32 billion
(€21.7bn) for 2001, a 14 per cent increase on the previous year.
The company said that sales of its principal pharmaceutical
products were the main drivers of the growth.
This month sees the launch of the first International Symposium on
the Role of Botanicals in Women's Health, where the latest
scientific data demonstrating how botanical medicines can play a
critical role in maintaining women's...
Vitamin E could play a major role in prolonging life, according to
a report in the Harvard Health Letter. The publication focuses
primarily on the results from a study in Italy which emphasises
vitamin E's role as an antioxidant.