Botanicals

Equol-ibrium shifts: Gut bacteria's abilty to process soy linked to heart protection

Studies estimate that East Asian countries have more than double the proportion of people able to produce equol than Western countries. ©iStock/fotokostic

Soy could provide protection against heart disease, says a US-Japanese collaboration that links the food and associated metabolites with gut bacteria activity and heart risk factors.

Herbalife has announced a joint venture with TCM firm Tasly.

Herbalife unveils China TCM joint venture as it posts flat full-year sales for 2016

Fenugreek is a herb that contains a higher content of minerals and inorganic compounds compared to other herbs. ©iStock/Ezergil

Formulating a plan: How manufacturers are rising to the botanical formulation challenge

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Has the EU Commission given up on defending the market of botanicals?

Under the plans, patients will still have to request medicinal cannabis through their GP, said Hunt. ©iStock

Medical cannabis trade given the go-ahead in Australia: Firms applying to supply products

Ms Ugene can process three sets of microbiological tests on TCM and food products in 14 minutes.

VIDEO: Meet Ms Ugene, the state-of-the-art Singapore robot testing TCM and food products

Curcumin helps to effectively ease inflammatory bowel disease: China mouse study

Curcumin helps to effectively ease inflammatory bowel disease: China mouse study

Though it is a leading cause of healthcare-associated infection, the scourge of MRSA does not remain confined to the hospital setting, but also impacts otherwise healthy individuals in the community. ©iStock

Brazilian peppertree berry shows fight in tackling MRSA infections: Mice study

Industry response: New EFSA health claim guidance makes applying easier, but science requirements remain the same

Industry response: New EFSA health claim guidance makes applying easier, but science requirements remain the same

Researchers found that CBD significantly improved basal respiration. ©iStock

Cannabidiol’s neuroprotective effect against brain ischemia/reperfusion injury revealed

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