A recent rodent study indicated that a combination of probiotics may impair memory in healthy animals – conclusions that industry experts say go ‘a bit too far’, and are at odds with the totality of the evidence.
Two firms have joined forces to bring the multifunctional molecule pyrroloquinoline quinone, or PQQ, into the sports nutrition market via beverage applications. The partnership pairs Virun’s delivery technology with Nascent Health Sciences' supply...
Fresh guidance for cognitive health claims in the European Union has spelled out the preference the bloc’s chief science agency has for health benefits of essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals over other nutrients.
One of the nutrition industry’s biggest sellers – vitamin C – may help nerve cells in the eye to function properly, says a new study that suggests the vitamin may also be important for brain function, too.
The Danish Food Administration has issued a warning on a range of sports and nutritional supplements sold on Swedish- and Gibraltar-registered website, as it says they contain substances that may affect the central nervous system.
BioReal has been given the green light to market its AstaREAL L-10
for supplements in Europe, after the astaxanthin was found to be
substantially equivalent to other sources on the market under
novels foods legislation.
Scientists in the US believe they may have found a new type of
diabetes after discovering that insulin and its related proteins
are produced in the brain and that reduced levels of both
contribute to Alzheimer's.
Curcumin, the spice that gives curry its yellow color, may activate
a key enzyme that protects the brain against oxidation, thought to
be a major factor in ageing and responsible for neurodegenerative
disorders like Alzheimer's...
Degussa Food Ingredients and biopharmaceutical company Thuris
yesterday announced a collaboration to determine sites of action of
certain brain stimulating compounds to identify effectiveness for
A combination of B vitamins has been found to reduce the severity
of chronic pain in rats. The new research suggests that relief from
chronic pain, which affects millions every year, could be provided
in the form of vitamin tablets.
A research project investigating how a member of the vitamin E
family, alpha-tocotrienol, helps protect against neurodegenerative
diseases has received $1 million in funding from the US National
Institute of Health.