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Study Demonstrates the Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Pine Bark Extract on Inflammatory Mediators COX-2 and 5-LOX

HOBOKEN, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in "International Immunopharmacology," reveals why Pycnogenol(R) (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is effective for reducing inflammation and soothing pa...

Sabinsa Corporation Validates Safety of Garcinia Cambogia Extract in Light of Hydroxycut Warning

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabinsa Corporation has issued a position paper on the safety of HCA as found in its branded ingredient products, specifically the Citrin(R) range of extracts and GarCitrin(R). This paper, which reviews and analyzes the published safety documentation of Gar...

Turmeric extract suppresses fat tissue growth in rodent models

BOSTON (May 18, 2009) Curcumin, the major polyphenol found in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed...

No Verdict Yet on Grape Seed Extract vs. Breast Cancer

Researchers plan more controlled study at different dosages THURSDAY, April 23 (HealthDay News) -- More research is needed to determine whether grape seed extract lowers hormone levels in postmenopausal women and provides protection against breast cancer, say researchers at the City of...

Grape Seed Extract Kills Leukemia Cells in Lab

Finding might lead to new treatment for blood cancers, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- More than three-quarters of laboratory leukemia cells exposed to an extract from grape seeds died within 24 hours, effectively killing themselves while leaving other cells unha...

Study indicates grape seed extract may reduce cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease

A compound found in grape seed extract reduces plaque formation and resulting cognitive impairment in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease, new research shows. The study appears in the June 18 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience . Lead study author Giulio Pasinetti, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai...

Licorice extract provides new treatment option for canker sores

CHICAGO (May 22, 2008) - What common oral condition appears as shallow ulcers of different sizes, affects one in five Americans, can be caused by food allergies and hormonal changes, and also can cause severe mouth pain? Commonly referred to as canker sores, recurrent aphthous ulcers (RAU) now ca...

New findings: The anti-fibrotic mechanism of plant extract Cpd 861

In human hepatic stellate cells, the key cells involved in both the synthesis and degradation of matrix proteins (mainly collagens) in the liver, the plant extract Cpd 861 can regulate the expression levels of collagen synthesis and degradation-related genes, thus demonstrating an antifibrotic eff...

Green Tea, Mushroom Extract Combo Slows Sarcomas

2 Chinese studies show cancer treatment extended survival time in mice TUESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of the active ingredients in reishi mushrooms and green tea inhibited the growth of tumors and extended survival time of mice with sarcomas, two Chinese studies sho...

Broccoli Sprout Extract Hinders Bladder Cancer Development

Rats given concentrated dose had risk of growths cut in half, study says THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- A concentrated extract of freeze-dried broccoli sprouts reduced bladder tumor development by more than half in laboratory rats, according to a new study. Researchers said ...

Metabothin B56 with Ephedra Extract Now Available

Metabothin B56 with Ephedra Extract Released Just in Time for the Holiday Bulge SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The average American gains 50% of his yearly weight gain during the Holiday Season. That's not good news for the 63% of Americans that are alrea...

Herbal extract found to increase lifespan

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 5, 2007 The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant indigenous to the Arctic regions of Europe and Asia increased the lifespan of fruit fly populations, according to a University of California, Irvine study. Flies that ate a diet rich with Rhodiola rosea, an her...

Broccoli sprout-derived extract protects against ultraviolet radiation

A team of Johns Hopkins scientists reports in this weeks issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that humans can be protected against the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation the most abundant cancer-causing agent in our environment by topical application of an ext...

New study: pine bark extract boosts nitric oxide production

A study to be published in the October edition of Hypertension Research reveals Pycnogenol, (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, helps individuals by enhancing healthy nitric oxide (NO) production which leads to an increase in blood flow an...

New study: Pine bark extract reduces ADHD symptoms in children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a prevailing issue in the United States, with millions of children getting diagnosed every year. A new study reveals that Pycnogenol, (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, reduces ADHD in ch...

Study demonstrates the anti-inflammatory properties of pine bark extract

(July 15, 2009) HOBOKEN, NJ A recent study published in International Immunopharmacology , reveals why Pycnogenol (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, is effective for reducing inflammation and soothing pain associated with various healt...

Canadian study of colds and kids: Positive safety results for ginseng extract

Positive findings of a safety study involving children and a highly touted botanical extract (COLD-fX) show promise for its future development for kids as a Canadian cold and flu remedy. The results appear in the August, 2008 issue of Pediatrics the official journal of the American Academy of P...

Release of Kowalski Book on Attaining Healthy Blood Pressure Coincides with Website Launch, New Endurance Products SR L-Arginine and Grape Seed Extract

Endurance Products announces a new website, EnduranceProducts.com, and new products. EP® L-Arginine 350mg Sustained Release (SR) may increase blood flow through the arteries and to the muscle of the heart and promote healthy blood pressure, as is mentioned in "The Blood Pressure Cure: 8 ...

Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment

Milk thistle extract, an herbal remedy since the times of the ancient Greeks and Romans, is today one of the most popular herbal supplements, with U.S. retail sales of nearly nine million dollars . The current issue of Integrative Cancer Therapies (ICT) published by SAGE, contains a summary of...

Natural Pine Bark Extract Reduces Heart Failure Risk

A new study by has found that Pycnogenol -natural pine bark extract from the French maritime pine tree - helps prevent damage that high blood pressure causes to the heart. The study was conducted at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Elderly female mice (18 months old) were randomly divide...

Wheat Germ Extract Inhibits Breast Cancer in Study

CHICAGO, A fermented wheat germ extract inhibits estrogen positive and estrogen negative breast cancer tumors better than the world's best selling cancer drug, Tamoxifen, according to research published this past weekend at the 2007 meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO. ...

Chilli Extract may Stop Fat Cell Growth

Capsaicin, the compound that gives red pepper its heat, could inhibit the growth of fat cells, says a new laboratory study.// If the results can be replicated in further studies, the results could see a strengthening of capsaicin in the weight management supplements market, currently estimate...

Mushroom Extract Protects Poultry From Parasite Diseases

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist and her South Korean colleagues have found out that a wide use of mushroom extracts //will protect poultry against a major parasitic disease. The researchers, led by immunologist Hyun Lillehoj at the ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief sci...

Cinnamon extract in reduction of risk of metabolic syndrome

According to the researchers in the U.S., a supplement of cinnamon extract on a daily basis helps in reduction of stress linked to metabolic syndrome, a condition associated// with increased risk of type-2 diabetes and heart disease. Metabolic syndrome causes central obesity, hypertension, an...

A Mushroom Extract May Impact the Body’s Immune Syste

Can the extract of a mushroom that is commonly found in the woods of North America, Asia and Europe have a beneficial impact// on the human immune system? A small study using “Turkey Tail” mushroom (Trametes versicolor) extract, has found that it may. The “Turkey Tail” mushroom is too tough to...

Saw Palmetto Extract No Good In Improving Prostate Health

Herb extract of saw palmetto, commonly used for treatment of enlarged prostate is nothing more a dummy version //; argue researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Division of Research. The results of the present study are published in the New E...

Tomato Extract Found To Reduce The Risk Of Thrombosis

Provexis, UK functional food developer has entered into an initial three-year agreement// with the registered heart health charity, Heart UK to endorse its new juice drink Sirco. The product, based on a proprietary tomato extract has been shown in trials to reduce the risk of thrombosis, a ma...

Yet Another Use For Green Tea Extract

Teavigo green tea extract has recently achieved GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) affirmation, giving food and beverage makers in the US a strong signal of the ingredient’s suitability in new food products. // Although Teavigo is already being used in a number of supplement products in the J...

Grapefruit extract effective in stomach ulcer healing

Stomach ulcers can now be healed effectively and properly by grapefruit extract revealed// a study presented at Digestive Disease Week? 2005 (DDW). The title of the study is “Role of Lipid Peroxidation, Expression, and Activity of Superoxide Dismutase and Endogenous Prostaglandins in the Accele...

Grape seed extract helps wound healing

According to researchers grape seeds help in wound healing. An extract of grape seed heals wounds by helping new blood vessels to grow and providing a high concentration of free radicals in the damaged area.// Researchers at Ohio State University report on the first study of a natural extract on wo...

Herbal extract aids in rheumatoid arthritis

Relief from Arthirits through Chinese therapy is effective. An ancient Chinese herbal remedy helps relives the painful symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. In China, an extract from a vine known as TWHF// (short for Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F) s long been used to treat arthritis and immune system p...

Inhibition of Colorectal tumor growth by Grape seed extract

Scientists have found marked inhibition of colorectal tumor growth by certain chemicals in grape juice in both cell cultures and in mice. The anti-cancer effects of this// extract in other types of tumor have previously been proven by these researchers. This study is included in the October 1...

Hot Flashes Could Be Minimized By Rhubarb Extract

Researchers said that a pill containing rhubarb extract could minimize the severity of hot flashes in perimenopausal women.// Researchers studied 109 perimenopausal women to determine the usefulness of rhubarb extracts. They gave half the women 4 milligrams of the extract, while the other hal...

High Blood Pressure Can Be Treated With Grape Seed Extract

Grape seed extract lowered the blood pressure of patients who participated in a UC Davis study of the benefits of the supplement on people with high blood pressure. // Conducted by UC Davis cardiovascular researchers, the study was the first human clinical trial to assess the effect of grape ...

Data Conversion Laboratory Supports Newest SPL Requirements For Life Sciences Industry

...essing using its real-time web-accessible process control software. DCL 's services help refine conversion strategy, identify document redundancy, extract metadata and transform legacy and future documents to meet our clients' real needs - today and in the future. DCL converts from any format to any ...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of Bezielle for Metastatic Breast Cancer

...oral anticancer drug with minimal side effects that can extend life without profoundly diminishing their quality of life. We are aiming to improve the extract formulation so we can further improve on the gastrointestinal symptoms associated with Bezielle treatment. We believe Bezielle may be an important new...

Millin Associates has the Perfect Solution for Hospitals & Health Centers Dealing With an Influx of Uninsured Patients

...illin's SQL-based systems empowers their IT staff to visit any facility and extract the information so research and recovery can commence. Millin's serv... coverage information . Millin's platinum services process those claims to extract any correct, valid insurance numbers for these patients. Many hospitals an...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

... that is what we are looking for. Our difficulty because of the Congressional Budget Office scoring is that we can only get credit for savings that we extract from government directed or government related programs so Medicare or Medicaid, veterans programs. So we have done a tremendous job of actually findi...

The Neutraceutical Company Announces Powerful New 'Feel-Good' Product

...exclusive rights to direct market a remarkable new extract of an exotic and rare plant, one that has been use... cope with everyday health concerns. "The extract comes from a plant with a long and illustrious his...Clinical studies have proven that this proprietary extract supports healthy levels of serotonin, operating in...

ZyGEM Releases Data Confirming Its prepGEM(R) Bacteria Kit Is a Simple, Universal Method for Extracting DNA from Different Bacteria Species

... data in the application note confirms that it can extract DNA from bacterial species in samples containing m...ning low numbers of cells, allowing researchers to extract DNA directly from these samples without first havi...ion note confirms that our kits easily and rapidly extract DNA from sample types that typically pose problems...
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