Basel, Switzerland—Research published in Lipids in Health and Disease shows that phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidic acid (PA) could possibly lower chronic stress levels in adults.

Milan, Italy—A new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition is linking curcumin to reducing oxidative stress after exercise, potentially providing relief to sore muscles.

East Windsor, NJ—A recent study published in Clinical Dermatology shows that Boswellia cream could potentially aid psoriasis patients, and the results could be far-reaching.

Brattleboro, VT—A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry suggests that the extract Sensoril may provide cognitive support, specifically to those suffering from bipolar disorder. Sensoril is a standardized extract derived from the Ashwagandha root and leaves.

Dallas, TX—In a national survey, seniors rated eating healthier as their number one health priority, above such other goals as losing weight, being physically active and taking more vitamins. The United States of Aging survey was conducted in spring 2014, and involved 3,279 individuals answering a range of questions by phone.

Middlebury, VT—The certified organic factory of bath, beauty, and cleaning product makers Vermont Soap was heavily damaged by a fire in early June, but the company is now making big steps towards rebuilding.

Greeley, CO—Feminine hygiene products maker Natracare is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

Phoenix, AZ—Virgo, the information distribution company behind several prominent industry events including SupplySide West, has been acquired by Informa plc under its Global Exhibition Group banner.

Croatia—Rice-based foods, particularly rice drinks and cereals, may present a danger to infants and small children, said a group of doctors in a recent journal publication. Rice, due to its genetic makeup and the methods used to grow it, is thought to absorb arsenic from the environment in amounts higher than other plants.