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Baking Soda May Be Key Ingredient for Kidney Patients

Progression of chronic disease appears to slow with daily tablet, study finds FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- A dose of baking soda a day may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, a new study has found. The study included 134 advanced chronic kidney disease patients wi...

Nuvilex Cites Study that Suggests Red Yeast Rice, an Active Ingredient in Cinnechol, Can Help to Improve Cardiovascular Health

Study Published in Annals of Internal Medicine CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, announced today that red yeast rice, an ingredient contained in Cinnechol, one of the Company's prim...

Valensa Selects Parry Organic Spirulina as Ingredient of Choice for Premium Product Development

Excellent Phyto-Nutrient Profile, Organic Status and Low Metals Levels Cited as Key Reasons for Selection ORLANDO, Fla., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International has selected Parry Nutraceuticals' Organic Spirulina as the spirulina ingredient of choice for its range of new value-added nu...

Kyowa Hakko USA Announces GRAS Self-Affirmation for Novel Brain Health Ingredient Cognizin(R) Citicoline

NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Inc. (Kyowa Hakko USA), the wholly owned subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd., (Kyowa), has announced it has completed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) self-affirmation for the novel brain health ingredient Cognizin(R) Citicoline. Co...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Files Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement for new Oxycyte-based Cosmetic Gel

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) today announced that the company has filed a Cosmetic Product Ingredient Statement (CPIS) with the FDA for Dermacyte(TM) Gel, its new Oxycyte(R)-based cosmetic product. Oxycyte is the compa...

Active Ingredient in Marijuana Kills Brain Cancer Cells

Experts say finding worth further study, but patients shouldn't light up just yet WEDNESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- New research out of Spain suggests that THC -- the active ingredient in marijuana -- appears to prompt the death of brain cancer cells. The finding is based on wo...

'Holy powder' ingredient makes membranes behave for better health

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Revered in India as "holy powder," the marigold-colored spice known as turmeric has been used for centuries to treat wounds, infections and other health problems. In recent years, research into the healing powers of turmeric's main ingredient, curcumin, has burgeoned, as its ast...

Cradle to Cradle(SM) Digs Beneath the Surface with New Ingredient Certification

New designation defines a material's ecological intelligence at the chemical level, simplifying the process of designing safe, sustainable products CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MBDC (McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC), a consultancy focused on helping clie...

New study shows that a cough medicine ingredient could effectively treat prostate cancer

Baltimore, MD -- A study published today in the December issue of the European medical journal Anticancer Research demonstrates that an ingredient used in a common cough suppressant may be useful in treating advanced prostate cancer. Researchers found that noscapine, which has been used in coug...

Frost & Sullivan Honours GELITA for Developing European Health Ingredient of the Year

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2008 Frost & Sullivan European Health Ingredient of the Year Award is presented to GELITA AG in recognition of its pioneering efforts in developing the novel ingredient FORTIGEL(R) to treat joint health problems. "Rather than cure, current m...

Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited Secures Their Position as the Largest Omega-3 EPA/DHA Ingredient Supplier in the World

Proving Bigger Really is Better HALIFAX, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), supplier of MEG-3(R) brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA from fish oil to the food and dietary supplement industries is pleased to announce their capacity expansion. The $19 million investment secures ONC...

NZymeCeuticals Announces the Introduction of New Bulk Ingredient 'Platinum Nattokinase' (PN20K) to Dietary Supplement Industry

NZymeCeuticals, Inc., (d/b/a NZyme) a company established in 2002, will begin to market "Platinum Nattokinase" (PN20K) Sept. 2008. Dr. Ralph E. Holsworth, President of NZymeCeuticals, Inc., announced Friday the company will begin to market the new line of bulk powder enzyme ingredient,...

Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy Ingredient in Bulk Cases of GFS Ultra-Pasteurized Non-Dairy Creamer

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kohler Mix Specialties of Minnesota, LLC announced today that it is voluntarily recalling bulk 464-count cases of 3/8 fluid ounce cups of GFS Ultra-Pasteurized Non-Dairy Creamer with a "Use By" date of 4/08/2008, "Reorder No." 427233 and Univers...

Curry Ingredient May Cut Cardiovascular Risks

Findings in mice show curcumin reduces heart enlargement and lowers odds of organ failure WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Curcumin, an ingredient in the curry spice tumeric, can reduce heart enlargement and may lower the risk of heart failure, Canadian researchers say. The sc...

Medical Industry Offers Food Ingredient Companies More Than One Billion Reasons to Think Healthy

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing price competition from low-cost manufacturers has been forcing ingredient companies to search for new ways to sustain profitable growth, which Kalorama Information predicts will likely come from the sale of products or byproducts to pharmaceutical, medi...

Kids' Vaccine Ingredient Not Likely Linked to Neurological Problems

CDC study finds no clear association between thimerosal, mental woes WEDNESDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The latest study on thimerosal, a preservative used in childhood immunizations, should provide parents with reassurance that exposure to the agent will not cause neuropsychologi...

Gold Not Only Valuable, It's a Healthy Skin Care Ingredient

Gold is a precious metal, but some people don't realize how precious it really is. 24k gold is a key ingredient in some of the best wrinkle creams and anti-aging formulas on the market. New York (PRWEB) March 6, 2009 -- While watching CNBC or other major news networks,...

Curry Ingredient Kills Plaque Leading to Alzheimer's

Eating curry may really be good for health, for researchers have isolated a chemical called bisdemethoxycurcumin , the active ingredient of curcuminoids a natural substance found in turmeric root that may help the immune system clear plaques found in Alzheimer's. Researchers state ...

Madonna "hooked" to Age-defying Dead Sea Ingredient Israeli Cream

Pop diva Madonna, who has lately been criticised for looking scrawny and gaunt, is "hooked" on an age-defying Israeli skincare product . The 48-year-old singer, was overjoyed when her Kabbalah mentor Karen Berg told her about a "rejuvenating" product which helps keep lines and wrinkles at ba...

Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use

The future of cancer detection and treatment may be in gold nanoparticles - tiny pieces of gold so small they cannot be seen by the naked eye.// The potential of gold nanoparticles has been hindered by the difficulty of making them in a stable, nontoxic form that can be injected into a patient. New...

GGC - A New Ingredient To Fight Ageing

The UNSW researchers have developed a new anti-aging ingredient known as GGC, which is expected to be available in skin products from early next year. // GGC is a precursor for an effective antioxidant known as Glutathione that has a broad range of potential health benefits. Glutathione is the...

Shampoo Ingredient Interferes With Memory In Mice

University of North Carolina researchers have found that Diethanolamine (DEA), an ingredient found in many shampoos and other personal care products//, seems to interfere with normal brain development in baby mice. The ingredient was applied to the skin of pregnant mice and seemed to have an advers...

Soluble Ingredient Can Make Fatty Fast Foods Healthier

Researchers at U.S. Department of Agriculture had found out a soluble ingredient which when added to fatty fast foods, //slows down the absorption of the fat at a healthier level. Another property of this ingredient, which is a form of soluble cellulose, reduces the probability of developing insuli...

Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

Phenylpropanolamine (PPA),is a common ingredient found in many non-prescription cough and cold medications. Use of PPA-containing cough and cold remedies increased the risk of stroke by 23 percent. Dr.Ralph I. Horwitz, from Yale University's School of Medicine, says, "Case reports have linked expos...

China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient

A Chinese toothpaste manufacturer mixing an industrial chemical found in anti-freeze into its products said Friday it had halted the use of the potentially dangerous substance . Shanghai White Cat, makers of Maxam brand toothpaste and one of the financial hub's oldest companies, said in a s...

Christmas trees to yield key Tamiflu ingredient

Biolyse Pharma Corp., a closely held Canadian company that extracts chemicals from plants, plans to use used Christmas trees to extract the chemical for making Tamiflu, the drug that treat bird flu.// The trees contain shikimic acid in their pine, spruce and fir needles, Ontario-based Biolyse s...

Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009

...hat its new drug application (NDA) cannot be approved in its present form due to deficiencies following an FDA inspection of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility. The API manufacturer submitted an action plan addressing the deficiencies on Friday, July 24, 2009. Submitted Regul...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

... quality -- product portfolios, supported by a robust product pipeline; owns a controlling interest in the world's third largest active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturer; and operates a specialty business focused on respiratory and allergy therapies. For more information, please visit www.mylan.com . ...

Senokot(R) Tablets Undergo a Natural Makeover

...Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) 2009 Marketplace Conference, in Boston. Newly reformulated Senokot(R) Tablets are not chemically processed, and the primary ingredient is the deseeded pod of the senna plant. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/NY57748 ) "We've always been proud of...

Smart Balance Announces 2009 Second Quarter Results

... a percent of net sales is expected to be 45%+ in 2009 as higher promotion and introduction costs will likely partially offset improvements in product ingredient costs versus 2008. Marketing investments will increase in 2009 versus 2008 as the Company will continue to aggressively support its core user base an...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

...iption price paid by consumers plus an administrative fee. The HCIT business records revenue only on the basis of the administrative fee; drug ingredient cost is not included in revenues or cost of claims. The net effect is that SXC's year-over-year revenues have increased dramatically while g...

Stereotaxis Names Daniel Johnston as Chief Financial Officer

...et channels, a position he has held since 2007. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Solae Company, a food science and ingredient manufacturer. Before joining Solae in 2006, Mr. Johnston spent 11 years, including eight as CFO, at United Industries, a manufacturer of diversified ...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

...ts hypoallergenic food for dogs. A limited ingredient diet, Simple Food Solutions is designed to man... Simple Food Solutions is the only limited ingredient diet that features fresh meat in all of its flavor... loving life, Wellness guarantees the best natural ingredient sourcing, most meticulous quality assurance and pr...

DEET in Bug Spray Tied to Neural Damage in Mice

...Day News) -- New French research suggests the main ingredient used in many insect repellants may affect the cent...us system, at least in mice. And combining this ingredient -- DEET (N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) -- with ca...Repair in Tampa. DEET is the most common active ingredient in insect repellents and is used worldwide by abou...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

...s and pain relief patches. Seemingly harmless drugs like Acetaminophen and Methyl Salicylate have potentially fatal effects. Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol(R) and other commonly prescribed pain relievers, has been linked to liver disease. Methyl Salicylate, a topical analgesic found in the like...

New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers

...omile enhance the breastfeeding experience. Breastfeeding is more productive and enjoyable when both mother and baby are calm and relaxed. A complete ingredient listing can be found on the Fairhaven Health website. About Fairhaven Health A specialty supplier of natural, doctor-designed fertility and preg...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

...cts are loaded with multiple ingredients to blast several symptoms at once. That's a misfire, since some added ingredients can increase risks, and any ingredient that treats a symptom you don't have is unnecessary. Such products can increase the risk of overdoses if you take multiple medications. Recomm...

Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

...exclusive rights to market and develop TREANDA in the United States. TREANDA is licensed from Astellas Deutschland GmbH. Bendamustine HCl, the active ingredient in TREANDA, is marketed in Germany by Astellas' licensee, Mundipharma International Corporation Limited. In Germany, bendamustine is indicated as a s...

New InfoLogix M24 Mobile Clinical Assistant Will Enable Hospitals to Access Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Directly at the Point of Care

... "Given that one of the nation's top priorities is reducing healthcare costs by eliminating inefficiencies, we believe new technology is a key ingredient necessary to achieve this important goal," noted David Gulian , President and CEO of InfoLogix. "The InfoLogix M24 mobile clinical assistant is a c...

Patents Issued Covering Stable Tablet Formulation and Once Daily Dosing Regimen for Kuvan

...(HPA) due to tetrahydrobiopterin- (BH4-) responsive phenylketonuria (PKU). Kuvan is to be used in conjunction with a Phe-restricted diet. The active ingredient in Kuvan, sapropterin dihydrochloride, is the synthetic form of 6R-BH4 (tetrahydrobiopterin), a naturally occurring enzyme cofactor that works in conj...
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