Parents may not be able to keep their kids from catching colds, but with the aid of probiotics, they may be able to reduce the number of days children stay sick. In a recent study, UAS LifeSciences’ Up4 Junior probiotic supplement was found to shorten the acute respiratory infection period in children.

According to new research coming out of the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, chondroitin sulfate was more effective in reducing long-term progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA) than celecoxib, a drug commonly accepted as the best treatment in the disease.

fda supplements

If accomplished, this move for an administrative restructuring would raise the profile of dietary supplements within FDA and could result in direct lines of communication, the ability to regulate the industry and additional funding.

CRN conference Council for Responsible Nutrition

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced the dates and locations for its 2016 The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science and The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry.

npa

Natural Products Day, which is held each spring, allows retailers, suppliers and all industry stakeholders from across the country to connect with senators and representatives to discuss the importance and benefits of natural products.

boulder brands

Boulder, COBoulder Brands, Inc. has a new owner: Pinnacle Foods Inc. of Parsippany, NJ.

wrinkle care

Vancouver, WA—Many people know about the health benefits of MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) for joint health and exercise recovery, but new research has shown its additional potential as a supplement for skin health.

Sergeant Bluff, IA—Later in life, some individuals have trouble with muscle loss as a natural part of the aging process. New research suggests supplementation with branded collagen peptides (BodyBalance from Gelita) may help.

Following years of debate, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the approval of the first genetically engineered animal intended for food, the AquAdvantage Salmon.