09/03/2014 - 7:00am

A diet by any other name is just as effective, according to a study in the Sept. 3 issue of JAMA.

09/03/2014 - 6:44am

The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet, Atkins Nutritionals announced Tuesday.

09/02/2014 - 3:07pm

Traditional Medicinals herbal supplement wellness teas have chosen to partner with the RealCup brand for their launch into the fast-growing single-serve capsule format, the company announced last week.

09/02/2014 - 2:59pm

CCA Industries last week announced that it has sold its weight-loss business, marketed under the Mega-T brand, to a group formed by Casla Partners Capital Fund I.

09/02/2014 - 10:48am

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

09/02/2014 - 9:55am

More than 55% of people suffer from swallowing difficulties when taking tablets or capsules, which is likely to inhibit compliance, according to an international survey conducted by Spiegel Institute Mannheim on behalf of Hermes Pharma. 

09/01/2014 - 2:57pm

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation on Thursday released a report touting the important heart-healthy benefits of phytosterols — compounds found in plants that can lower cholesterol. 

08/28/2014 - 10:51am

Consumer packaged goods companies need to plan for a “1-5-10” market in the United States during the next five years, in which digital’s current 1% penetration will likely expand to 5% and could accelerate to as much as 10% in short order, according to a new report, "The Digital Future: A Game Plan for Consumer Packaged Goods," prepared for the Grocery Manufacturers Association by The Boston Consulting Group, Google and IRI. 

08/28/2014 - 9:23am

The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.