Urinary Tract Infection

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Cranberry effective against recurrent UTIs: Meta-analysis

By Stephen Daniells

A daily intake of cranberries may significantly reduce the risk of recurrent urinary tract infection (rUTI) in generally healthy women, says a new meta-analysis of seven randomized controlled trials.

Dr Carmela Spagnuolo, from the Institute of Food Sciences, National Research Council in Italy, presents her research involving elderberries.

10TH WORLD CONGRESS ON POLYPHENOL APPLICATIONS

3 berry interesting ideas about polyphenols

By Will Chu

The elderberry may play a larger role than previously thought in counteracting the decline in neuronal and cognitive functions, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease, according to research presented at the 10th World congress on Polyphenol Applications...

Symrise-Diana Food has paid an undisclosed sum for Nutra Canada

Cranberry players unite

By Shane Starling

Botanicals firm Diana Food has bought a Canadian start-up to expand its technology and footprint in cranberry and other fruits and pursue novel health domains.

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EC set to strip cranberry products of medical device status

By Shane STARLING

The European Commission (EC) has issued a draft that seeks to revoke the medical device status of proanthocyanidin (PAC)-based cranberry products for treatment and prevention of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). 

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