INDONESIA: China-US trade war to affect exports, including mangosteens

A China-the United States trade war will affect Indonesia`s exports, Head of the International Relations Department, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia (FISIP UI) Evi Fitriani said.   “Most of Chinese raw materials are imported from Indonesia. The raw materials processed by China and those exported to the United States,” Evi Fitriani […]

AUSTRALIA: New trial to investigate if mangosteen can improve schizophrenia symptoms

Geelong researchers are calling on people with schizophrenia to take part in an innovative trial investigating whether a tropical fruit extract can improve symptoms.   The trial uses the rind of the mangosteen, consumed in a capsule form, to compliment existing conventional medications in the hope of achieving full, functional recovery.   The trail, which […]

R&D: Mangosteens could be the cure to TB, say NUS researchers

A natural compound found in mangosteens could be the answer to provide a new drug in the fight against tuberculosis (TB), according to a study by researchers from National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine).   Researchers found that xanthones, with its anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties, could be effective at […]