supplier briefs

News and notes from industry suppliers.

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Pharmachem Laboratories carb consumption study

Kearny, NJ—Pharmachem Laboratories, based here, sponsored a national consumer survey about why consumers have not been more successful in their weight control efforts.

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Cranberry Monograph

Scotts Valley, CA—The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s recently published a 96-page monograph on cranberry, including information about standards for analysis, quality, control and therapeutics.

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Supplier Briefs

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Supplier Briefs

Bradenton, FL-based HP Ingredients Corp. announced that its NeuroActin Andrographis ingredient received a patent for its use in brain health supplements. The patent is entitled, “Treatment of Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Impairment with Andrographolides,” and describes how the ingredient “was found to prevent and reverse neuropathology and stimulates neurogenesis.” The ingredient was found to activate Wnt signaling and inhibit GSK-3b, an enzyme that regulates the Wnt signaling pathway.

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forskolin

East Windsor, NJ—The International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research recently published a paper about a branded ingredient’s safety record in a small-animal study.

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nutrition and

Boston, MA—A group of researchers from various institutions including Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Brown University and Harvard Medical School have published a study in JAMA Ophthalmology suggesting that certain nutrients may lower the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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kids health

Beloit, WI—New data suggest that kids taking a branded beta glucan are healthier than other children.

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supplier brieds

News and notes from industry suppliers.

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