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GNC Holdings declares quarterly cash dividend for third quarter 2014

GNC Holdings declares quarterly cash dividend for third quarter 2014

The Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") authorized and declared the quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2014 of $0.16 per share of the Company's common stock. [More]
New method allows chemist to use X-rays to look deep into biological samples

New method allows chemist to use X-rays to look deep into biological samples

It is seldom sufficient to read the declaration of contents if you need to know precisely what substances a product contains. [More]
Daily temperatures increase number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones

Daily temperatures increase number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones. In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet's impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several U.S. cities with varying climates. [More]
Herbal supplement can become dangerous when taken with prescribed drugs

Herbal supplement can become dangerous when taken with prescribed drugs

St. John's wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. [More]
Study explores metabolic activities of unique microbes for cleaning environmental contaminants

Study explores metabolic activities of unique microbes for cleaning environmental contaminants

Chlorinated chemicals perform a host of societally useful functions, but they also have a dark side. Once their use life has ended, such agents often become environmental contaminants, sometimes resistant to bioremediation. [More]
Personalized antibiotic therapy can help fight antibiotic-resistant infections

Personalized antibiotic therapy can help fight antibiotic-resistant infections

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last fall that the U.S. faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it doesn't act quickly to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections, which kill about 23,000 Americans a year. [More]
Required dose of saline solutions can prevent common injuries in football players

Required dose of saline solutions can prevent common injuries in football players

Some of the most common injuries in football players are violent joint sprains and muscle strains in the legs, which are sometimes caused by anxiety and fatigue accumulated after several games in a few weeks. [More]
Complementary medicines: an interview with Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo, Griffith University

Complementary medicines: an interview with Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo, Griffith University

Complementary medicines are generally being defined as medicines which are non-mainstream medicines and are mostly given together with conventional medicines. [More]
Innovative device boosts tooth's natural repair process

Innovative device boosts tooth's natural repair process

Dentists could soon be giving your teeth a mild 'time warp' to encourage them to self-repair, thanks to a new device being developed by dental researchers. [More]
Grain legume crops overlooked as potentially valuable sources of micronutrients

Grain legume crops overlooked as potentially valuable sources of micronutrients

Popular diets across the world typically focus on the right balance of essential components like protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These items are called macronutrients, and we consume them in relatively large quantities. [More]
Vitamin Angels and Walgreens provide 100 million children and mothers with essential vitamins, minerals

Vitamin Angels and Walgreens provide 100 million children and mothers with essential vitamins, minerals

As part of its purpose to help people get, stay and live well, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is extending its exclusive relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide 100 million children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals. [More]
New book documents groundbreaking studies on modified citrus pectin

New book documents groundbreaking studies on modified citrus pectin

One of the nation's leading writers on the use of naturopathic medicine has released a new book documenting groundbreaking studies on modified citrus pectin (MCP) and its application for addressing serious health issues like cancer, heart disease, chronic inflammation and fibrosis. [More]
Parents should take initiative to make sure their hungry teens have healthy fare to eat

Parents should take initiative to make sure their hungry teens have healthy fare to eat

Refrigerators and pantries across the country are bracing for the seasonal assault from teenagers who are now done with school and will eat most of their meals at home for the summer months. [More]

Tom's of Maine offers new natural Toddler Training Toothpaste to help start good brushing habits

A baby's first smile is a moment to treasure. Keeping that grin healthy makes parents smile, too. Tom's of Maine, the leading natural oral care brand, is offering parents a new natural Toddler Training Toothpaste to help start good brushing habits with no artificial flavors, sweeteners, preservatives or dyes. [More]
Sanofi and Lilly announces agreement to pursue regulatory approval of Cialis

Sanofi and Lilly announces agreement to pursue regulatory approval of Cialis

Sanofi and Eli Lilly and Company today announced an agreement to pursue regulatory approval of nonprescription Cialis (tadalafil). [More]
HealthWarehouse.com net sales decrease 28.8% in first quarter 2014

HealthWarehouse.com net sales decrease 28.8% in first quarter 2014

HealthWarehouse.com, Inc., the only VIPPS accredited online and mail-order pharmacy licensed in all 50 states, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. [More]
Consumer Reports reveals truth about sunscreen products

Consumer Reports reveals truth about sunscreen products

When it comes to sunscreen, SPF (sun protection factor) is the feature that influences consumers' purchasing decision most. [More]
U.S. adults not meeting DGA recommended levels for omega-3 fatty acid consumption

U.S. adults not meeting DGA recommended levels for omega-3 fatty acid consumption

A study published in the Nutrition Journal concludes that a large percent of the U.S. adult population is not meeting recommendations for omega-3 fatty acid consumption set for by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. [More]
Mango consumption on ulcerative colitis and bone parameters in animal models: Studies

Mango consumption on ulcerative colitis and bone parameters in animal models: Studies

Three new mango-related studies were presented this week at the 2014 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in San Diego, revealing initial findings on the effects of mango consumption on ulcerative colitis and bone parameters in animal models. [More]
Studies reveal effect of almonds on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors

Studies reveal effect of almonds on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors

​Six new almond-related research studies will be presented next week in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)'s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2014 (EB). [More]