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2 posts from July 2008

04 July 2008

Organic market primed for growth (Nutritional Outlook - June 2008)

Nutrioutjune08_0001 A piece about the organic ingredients market appears in the June 2008 issue of Nutritional Outlook magazine.


Last year, Information Resources Inc. (IRI; Chicago) revealed a significant trend in its annual New Product Pacesetters report.  The market research company found that many of the most successful new brands of 2007 included those with a health and wellness bent.  In fact, consumer demand for health and wellness consumer packaged goods (CPG) is dramatically increasing.  Now more than ever, consumers are looking for products that can help them gain and maintain optimal health.  And with that trend, the demand for a particular type of CPG eco-brand - organic - is also rising...

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02 July 2008

Genetic study gives new insight into schizophrenia (The Dana Foundation Website - 2 July 2008)

Dana_logo An article about how random genetic mutations may be at the root of schizophrenia appears on the Dana Foundation's website. 


A recent study by researchers at the University of Washington and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories suggests that random errors in the genome, many of them targeting glutamate pathways, may contribute to schizophrenia. The results have potential implications for how scientists should study the neurobiological effects behind the disorder as well as how they approach the design of new drug and other interventions...

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