Search Results for 'Research'

Search For:
Refine by Dates:
From: To:
Refine By Content:

  • Research Group to Determine Health Benefits of Glyconutrients

    May 1, 2007
    Mannatech, Inc., Coppell, TX, has awarded a grant to Health and Medical Research Center, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrative Health Technologies, Inc., to analyze a database of more than one million aging- and immune-related biomarkers to determ…

  • Soy Labs Receives Research Grant for Lunasin

    May 1, 2007
    Soy Labs, LLC, Fairfield, CA, has re-ceived a grant from the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council (MSMC) to conduct research on the cholesterol-lowering effects of Lunasin, a soy peptide. Of numerous research proposals submitted, this is one of onl…

  • Vitamin A

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Gastric cancer Source: Am J Clin Nutr, February 2007;85(2):497-503. Research: Vitamin A may influence gastric carcinogenesis through its essential role in controlling cell proliferation and differentiation. However, epidemiologic…

  • Soy

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Prostate cancer Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, Mar 2007;16(3):538-45; Epub Mar 2, 2007. Research: The incidence of prostate cancer is much lower in Asian than Western populations. Environmental factors, such as dietary…

  • Remifemin (black cohosh)

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Climacteric symptoms (postmenopausal women) Source: Menopause, Jan-Feb 2007;14(1):89-96. Research: Seventy-four postmenopausal women with climacteric symptoms were treated with Remifemin (5 mg dry extract per day, corresponding to…

  • Probiotics

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) Source: Am J Clin Nutr, March 2007;85(3):816-23. Research: Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) is a major cause of mortality in intensive care units. A breakdown in gut barrier f…

  • Plant lignans

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Breast cancer (postmenopausal women) Source: J Natl Can Inst, 2007;99(6):475-486. Research: Investigators set out to prospectively examine associations between the risk of postmenopausal invasive breast cancer and dietary intakes…

  • Omega 3 fatty acids (n-3 fatty acids)

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Bone mineral density (BMD) Source: Am J Clin Nutr, March 2007;85(3): 803-807. Research: The objective of this study was to investigate the role of fatty acids in bone accumulation and the attainment of peak bone mass in young men.…

  • Neptune krill oil

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Inflammation and arthritic symptoms Source: J Am Coll Nutr, February 2007;26(1):39-48. Research: In this study, researchers wanted to assess the effect of Neptune krill oil (NKO) on C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients with chroni…

  • Magnesium

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Bone strength (young women) Source: J Clin Endocrinol Metab, December 2006;91:48664872. Research: The role of magnesium (Mg) as a determinant of bone mass has not been extensively explored. Limited studies suggest that dietary Mg…

  • Hawthorne (download monograph below)

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Congestive heart failure Source: American College of Cardiology meeting, New Orleans, March 2007 Research: Researchers recruited a total of 2681 patients from 156 medical centers in Europe to test the impact of Crataegus Extract W…

  • Ginkgo biloba-containing supplement

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Memory (older adults) Source: J Am Diet Assoc, March 2007;107(3):422-432. Research: In this trial, investigators set out to determine whether a ginkgo biloba-containing supplement could improve cognitive function and quality of l…

  • Calcium and vitamin D

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Colorectal cancer Source: Am J Epidemiol, March 22, 2007 [Epub ahead of print] Research: The authors of this study examined intakes of calcium and vitamin D, and interaction with retinol, in relation to risk of adenoma of the dist…

  • Calcium and vitamin D

    April 24, 2007
    Indication: Stress fractures (young women) Source: Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA Research: Researchers conducted a study on 3700 women training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center over a period of eight weeks.…

  • Quality Focus: The Laboratory Notebook

    Robert Green || April 1, 2007
    Answering important questions about quality.

  • The Joint Ain't Jumpin'

    David Mark, PhD || April 1, 2007
    Exploring the joint health market in the context of the latest evidence for various ingredients.

  • Going with the Flow

    Joanna Cosgrove || April 1, 2007
    Provexis partners with Unilever with the hope that its Fruitflow heart health technology will make a dent in global cardiovascular disease statistics.

  • Joint Health Ingredients Directory

    NW Staff || April 1, 2007
    A listing of suppliers of joint health ingredients that can help alleviate health issues such as arthritis.

  • It

    It's Business, not Personal

    Rebecca Wright || April 1, 2007
    As I wrapped up this month's investment piece, I happened to come across an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal, which talked about the rise of Sambazon-the company that made aai a household name and helped rocket the category to over $13…

  • What

    What's New in Pre/Probiotics?

    Marian Zboraj || April 1, 2007
    Updated technologies and scientific research have opened up the pre/probiotics market to allow for different delivery forms and additional benefits beyond gut health.

  • Putting COLD-fX to the Test

    April 1, 2007
    According to Canada-based CV Technologies, doctors and nurses at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) in New Jersey will participate in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of its cold remedy, COLD-fX, to see if it can improve…

  • CardioTrim May Reduce Heart Disease & Diabetes Risk Factors

    April 1, 2007
    An expanded study of Soy Labs’ (Fairfield, CA) CardioTrim CORE formula indicates that it produces significant reductions in body weight, blood glucose levels and cholesterol, according to recent research carried out by the company. The recent t…

  • Viscofiber Combined with Diet & Lifestyle Program Promotes Significant Weight Loss

    April 1, 2007
    Cevena Bioproducts has completed a pilot study of its flagship ingredient Viscofiber demonstrating that the ingredient aids in weight loss. Seven adult subjects with BMIs between 25 and 35, were recruited for the 16-week trial. Each subject consum…

  • Tomato Lycopene Complex Provides Sun Protection & Skin Improvements

    April 1, 2007
    Two studies have shown that oral consumption of carotenoids from tomato (lycopene, phytoene, phytofluene) helps maintain healthy skin by protecting it against UV-induced damage. The first study was conducted by O. Aust, W. Stahl and H. Sies at Uni…

  • Garlic and onions

    April 1, 2007
    Indication: Cancer Source: Am J Clin Nutr, November 2006;84(5):1027-32. Research: Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum) has its origin in antiquity, but the deta…

  • Garlic

    April 1, 2007
    Indication: Cholesterol Source: Arch Intern Med, February 26, 2007;167:346-353. Research: In this parallel design trial, 192 adults with LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) concentrations of 130 to 190 were randomly assigned to one of the following four t…

  • Antioxidants

    April 1, 2007
    Indication: Mortality risk Source: JAMA, February 28, 2007;297(8):842-57. Research: Antioxidant supplements are used for the prevention of several diseases, but researchers in this study set out to assess the effect of antioxidant supplement…

  • Garlic and onions

    March 27, 2007
    Indication: Cancer Source: Am J Clin Nutr, November 2006;84(5):1027-32. Research: Interest in the potential benefits of allium vegetables, in particular, onion (Allium cepa) and garlic (Allium sativum) has its origin in antiquity, but…

  • Garlic

    March 27, 2007
    Indication: Cholesterol Source: Arch Intern Med, February 26, 2007;167:346-353. Research: In this parallel design trial, 192 adults with LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) concentrations of 130 to 190 were randomly assigned to one of the follow…

  • Antioxidants

    March 27, 2007
    Indication: Mortality risk Source: JAMA, February 28, 2007;297(8):842-57. Research: Antioxidant supplements are used for the prevention of several diseases, but researchers in this study set out to assess the effect of antioxidant supple…

  • The Branding of ORAC: Where will it Lead?

    David Bell & Boxin Ou, PhD || March 1, 2007
    The ORAC acronym is really starting to resonate with consumers, so where do companies go from here?

  • 2007 Antioxidant Directory

    March 1, 2007
    A comprehensive listing of suppliers of antioxidant ingredients and blends.

  • The Real Scoop on Antioxidants and Mortality

    Joanna Cosgrove || March 1, 2007
    The supplement industry scoffs at JAMA's recent meta-analysis, which pinned antioxidants as killers.

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Beyond the French Paradox

    Joanna Cosgrove || March 1, 2007
    Resveratrol's promising potential is generating a new breed of market buzz.

  • The Great Motivator

    The Great Motivator

    March 1, 2007
    When President Roosevelt gave his inaugural address in 1933 he said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." At the time this phrase was very relevant, as the Great Depression had reached its depth and people were scared and vulnerable. Pres…

  • Antioxidants: A Most Fruitful Category

    Antioxidants: A Most Fruitful Category

    Lisa Schofield || March 1, 2007
    One of the largest segments of the dietary supplement market, antioxidants are entering a new phase of development.

  • The Essential Fatty Acid Frenzy

    The Essential Fatty Acid Frenzy

    Rebecca Wright || March 1, 2007
    It has taken decades to establish essential fatty acids (EFAs), particularly omega 3's, as a reputable nutritional category, and only now are they starting to get the attention they rightfully deserve.

  • Acticoa Chocolate May Contribute to Longevity

    March 1, 2007
    A recent study conducted by the independent ETAP Research Center in France has established links between the consumption of polyphenols and longevity. Its findings point to the possibility that cocoa polyphenols not only improve the quality of life,…

  • UHT Processing of Soy Protein Shown to have Detrimental Effects

    March 1, 2007
    Nutri Pharma, Oslo, Norway, has released the results of a published placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind clinical study on the effects of UHT (ultra high temperature) processing of soy protein that was carried out in conjunction with the Karo…

  • CardioTrim Core Formula Effective for Weight Loss and Metabolic Syndrome

    March 1, 2007
    A new human clinical study published in Lipids in Health and Disease has shown that the Core formula in Soy Labs’ (Fairfield, CA) Cardio-Trim line of nutritional supplements is effective in the fight against metabolic syndrome and obesity. The…

  • Hyal-Joint Studies Allow Manufacturers to Make Substantiated Claims for Joint Health Products

    March 1, 2007
    Recent studies and clinical trials on Hyal-Joint that prove the effectiveness of Hyal-Joint include positive findings that may aid manufacturers interested in making claims. Some of these highlights include: • A randomized, double-blind, plac…

  • Research Shows Beneo Prebiotics May Improve Heart Health

    March 1, 2007
    Research published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that inulin and oligofructose have important heart health properties. The study, in mice with a predisposition to heart disease, showed that diets supplemented with Orafti’s Beneo…

  • ActivAli Demonstrates Significant Benefits for Athletes and Dieters

    March 1, 2007
    SourceOne Global Partners has completed a new study validating the many benefits of its proprietary ActivAli tongkat ali product. As multiple clinical studies have demonstrated ActivAli Tongkat Ali to safely increase endurance, strength and stamina,…

  • Diachrome Improves Blood Sugar Profiles in People with Type 2 Diabetes

    March 1, 2007
    A study released at the 19th World Diabetes Congress meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, demonstrated that supplementing with chromium picolinate led to significant improvements in blood sugar levels of people with type 2 diabetes over a six-year per…

  • Flavoxine Addresses Multiple Risk Factors of Heart Health

    March 1, 2007
    Next Pharmaceuticals has released the results of a clinical trial on its new patented heart health ingredient Flavoxine. The principal investigator for the trial was Dr. Julius Oben, head of the department of biochemistry, University of Yaounde in Ca…

  • Policosanol

    March 1, 2007
    Indication: Cholesterol Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, December 2006;84(6):1543-8. Research: Historically, the use of policosanol to treat elevated cholesterol is based on clinical trials conducted in Cuba, which showed sugar…

  • Folic acid

    March 1, 2007
    Indication: Hearing loss Source: Ann Intern Med, January 2, 2007;146(1):63-4. Research: Seven hundred and twenty-eight older Dutch men and women showing signs of hearing loss were randomly assigned to receive either 800 micrograms of folic aci…

  • Folic acid

    March 1, 2007
    Indication: Cognition (older adults) Source: The Lancet, January 20, 2007;369:208-15. Research: Participants in this study were part of the Folic Acid and Carotid Intima media Thickness (FACIT) trial, investigating the effect of folic acid sup…

  • Folic acid

    March 1, 2007
    Indication: Cleft lip palate Source: British Medical Journal, January 26, 2007;Epub ahead of print. Research: This population-based study was conducted in Norway, which has one of the highest rates of facial clefts in Europe and does not allow…

  • Folate

    March 1, 2007
    Indication: Alzheimer’s Source: Archives of Neurology, January 2007;64(1):86-92. Research: Researchers set out to determine the effects of folate and vitamins B6 and B12 on Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers followed up 965 subjects…