September 13, 2011 U.S. hospitals are responding to patient demand and integrating complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) services with the conventional services they normally provide, according to a new survey released by Health Forum, a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and Samueli Institute.
September 13, 2011 The rising incidence of problems related to high blood pressure and weak immune system as well as the gravitation toward preventive healthcare is driving the European market for nutritional solutions in immune and antihypertensive health, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report.
September 8, 2011 FDA has extended the period to submit comments regarding the New Dietary Ingredient Notification Guidance by 60 days, to December 2, 2011.
Industry groups began calling for an extended comment period shortly after the agency issued its draft g…
September 7, 2011 According to Innova Market Insights, based in the Netherlands, the confectionery market was the leading food and drinks sector in terms of global launch activity in the first half of 2011.
September 2, 2011 Responding to a recent story about dietary supplements in the New York Times, Natural Products Association (NPA), Washington, D.C., executive director and CEO John Gay defended current regulations and responsible industry.
August 29, 2011 Aventis Pharma Ltd, a unit of the $44 billion French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi-Aventis, has plans to acquire Universal Medicare Pvt Ltd’s marketing and distribution business of branded nutraceutical formulations in India.
August 26, 2011 A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) indicates consumption of plant sterols, soy protein, viscous fibers and nuts may lower bad (LDL) cholesterol more effectively than low saturated fat foods.
August 24, 2011 One of the most prominent nutritional and dietary supplements gaining impetus globally is conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), perceived as a panacea for several modern-day ills, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts, Inc. titled “Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA): A Global Strategic Business Report.”
August 22, 2011 Individual and total omega 3 fatty acid concentrations are associated with lower incidence of congestive heart failure in older adults, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health.