A database of natural products (NP) isolated from native organisms of Northern Africa is now available online as its creators look to categorise the region’s untapped repository of bioactive compounds.
A new science developing around phytonutrients is opening the doors of an entirely new domain, but understanding how to use the information and combining this with ethical cultivation will have to go hand in hand for successful commercialization, says...
Certain combinations of natural products can be as effective as man-made drugs in acting against specific diseases. But the chances of finding an effective combination could be as low as below 3%, according to new research data.
European better nutrition lobby group, the Alliance for Natural Health, has criticised the UK Sunday Times newspaper for unnecessarily putting “the boot in” into the functional foods industry over health claims.
Californian raw materials supplier BDS Natural Products has added a
new H2O Express steam-based system to its Natural Products
Sterilization Services, which it says will shorten lead times for
The University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) NAPRALERT, the
world's largest database on herbs and medicinal plant research, is
now available on-line, providing easier access to this goldmine of