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June 1, 2010
DiscoveryBioMed, Inc. (DBM), Birmingham, AL, has been awarded a $200,000 Small Business Innovations Research (SBIR) Phase 1 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue research into the discovery and development of anti-inflammatory…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
Sales of herbal dietary supplements in the U.S. increased by almost 5% in 2009, reaching a total estimated figure of just more than $5 billion, according to the American Botanical Council (ABC), Austin, TX. The statistics are conclusions of a new rep…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
Kashi, the natural foods breakfast cereal brand from Kellogg, has released new consumer research (conducted jointly with EverdayHealth.com), which found that of 5000 respondents surveyed, although 60% were concerned about heart health, 55% of this gr…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
GNC, Pittsburgh, PA, and PetSmart, Phoenix, AZ, are launching a line of dietary supplements designed for dogs and cats. This new line will be made exclusively for PetSmart and available at PetSmart and www.petsmart.com beginning in the fall of 2010.…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
FDA should apply the same rigor to evaluating the science behind health claims of foods and dietary supplements as it devotes to assessing medication and medical technology approvals, a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) stated. The comm…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
Greater levels of a brain protein called monoamine oxidase A (MAO-A) may explain why postpartum blues and clinical depression are so common after childbirth, according to study published recently in the Archives of General Psychiatry. Researchers hop…  Read More »
June 1, 2010
Interest in food and drinks carrying gut or digestive health claims appears to be continuing unabated, at least as far as food and drinks companies are concerned, despite a number of adverse influences, including the economic downturn, consumer confu…  Read More »

June 1, 2010
Despite the availability of a wide range of foods that contain phytonutrients, many Americans are getting phytonutrients from a relatively small number of specific foods, which are not necessarily the most concentrated sources, according to a new stu…  Read More »
May 27, 2010
Older Americans on Medicaid are increasingly frustrated with budget cuts and poor healthcare. As a result, more people are relying on alternative treatments, including all-natural arthritis and joint pain supplement—especially in states conside…  Read More »
May 25, 2010
HealthSport, Inc., Oxnard, CA, has signed a merger agreement with Supplemental Manufacturing and Ingredients, LLC (SMI), Tempe, AZ, to create a fully integrated technology-based manufacturing, marketing and sales organization. The merger will resul…  Read More »
May 24, 2010
According to MLM Rankings, which has just released statistics on the top-performing companies in the industry for the past six months, Jusuru International topped the list of newly launched network marketing companies, with a rate of growth that is s…  Read More »
May 20, 2010
The Joint Standardized Information on Dietary Supplement Ingredients (SIDI) Working Group—a coalition of the dietary supplement industry’s trade associations—has released the new Certificate of Analysis (CoA) Guideline, the latest i…  Read More »
May 20, 2010
Following a challenge by Schiff Nutrition Group, the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has recommended that Imagenetix discontinue certain advertising claims made for the dietary supplement InflameAway Celadrin.…  Read More »
May 14, 2010
Soy Labs, LLC, Mexico, MO, joined with Missouri state and federal dignitaries recently broke ground on the Missouri Plant Science Center (MPSC). The first of its kind, the center will serve as a biotechnology hub for companies like Soy Labs to perfor…  Read More »
May 14, 2010
The Functional Food Centre, Oxford Brookes University in collaboration with New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research and University of Manitoba will host UK’s first International Functional Food Conference “The Science, Claims and…  Read More »

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