A 23-person clinical trial conducted at Laval University in Quebec, Canada, has confirmed that brown seaweed (InSea2, innoVactiv, Inc., based in Quebec, Canada) positively affects glucose and insulin levels after eating. 

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A branded cranberry extract (PACran from Decas Botanical Synergies) was showed in a clinical trial to help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. Results from the study were presented at the most recent PhytoPharm conference in Nuremberg.

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Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has developed a new tool where adverse events from dietary supplements can be reported.

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Contract manufacturer Paragon Laboratories is celebrating a milestone this year: its 40th anniversary.

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Freising, Germany—A team of scientists from Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Germany have published data supporting an energy- and cost-efficient manufacturing process that maintains probiotic stability.

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Morristown, NJ—A sports nutrition ingredient (GliSODin) distributed by P.L. Thomas, based here, was the subject of recent sports nutrition research published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.

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On July 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made good on its promise to issue a draft guidance on new dietary ingredients (NDIs), as mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act. FDA stated this is an “important preventive control to ensure that consumers are not exposed to unnecessary public health risks from new ingredients with unknown safety profiles.”

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