A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Researchers linking the effects of vitamin B3 deficiency to incidences of psychosis could hold the key to solving ‘medical mysteries’ associated with the condition, and may provide hopes for those in developing countries.
November’s regulatory news round-up kicks off with France’s National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Labor (ANSES) concluding a hypokalaemia case was likely due to the ‘misuse’ of an oral nutritional supplement.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome...
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Wearable technologies and digital platforms have rapidly changed the way we think about monitoring our health and has transformed the hunt for biomarkers and the way we perform clinical research … but upgrades to the humble loo could provide the biggest...
People with depression or vulnerability to depression should be encouraged to eat plant-based diets with higher levels of grains, fibres and fish, according to new recommendations published by the MyNetGut consortium.
In this round up, we bring you the latest scientific findings from health foods manufacturers, such as Japanese firm Eminet and Australia's Blackmores, as well as research done by the Chinese and Japanese academia.
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The winner of the 2019 NutraIngredients-Asia award for Ingredient of the Year for Healthy Ageing, Pharmactive Biotech Products, has highlighted South East Asia as one of its biggest growth opportunities.
After its sell-out 2019 edition in Copenhagen, Probiota will be heading to Dublin in February 2020. Check out the key themes and outline agenda for the leading probiotic, prebiotic and microbiome event … and register now for the three-day festival of...
An expert panel has identified that interventions based on biomarkers and disease prevention need to be the key priority areas for the nutritional scientific community to promote healthy ageing as the number of seniors in APAC soars.
More than a quarter of adults aged 50 and over are vitamin D deficient, say researchers, who urge supplement uptake and a mandatory food fortification policy as most effective in tackling deficiencies.
Global omega-3 player KD Pharma says the new site at Seal Sands will expand its capacity for manufacturing omega-3-based intermediates, especially for those use in producing active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).
OptiBiotix Health continues the profitable drive of its Lactobacillus plantarum (LPLDL) probiotic strain in a license agreement with Nutrilinea for its use as a food supplement ingredient to help reduce high blood pressure.
Individualised nutrition not only helps patients consume more protein and calories, but also improves clinical treatment outcomes and reduces mortality rate, according to a Swiss study of more than 2,000 patients.
With ever-blurring lines between the food and pharmaceutical space, the NutraIngredients team asked experts at our recent Probiota conference how they believe the microbiome space will develop in the future.
Chr. Hansen applies its microbiome expertise in the pharma arena as the firm enters a collaboration with Lonza to produce live biotherapeutic (LBP) products that address a range of gastrointestinal and cardiovascular conditions.