Existing ‘pharmacological’ disease management models that have an ‘after the event’ focus are chronically failing to adequately deal with spiralling rates of chronic disease like obesity and diabetes – in both treatment and economic terms, a conference...
UK Stakeholders, consumers and interested parties have until October 3, 2011, to give input into how medical foods should be regulated in the European Union after a recent European Commission proposal to scrap the category altogether.
Russia’s probiotic market that has shown annual growth rates of around 50% in recent years and settled closer to 10%, is benefitting from medical profession support, according to a leading paediatrician.
Nestlé Health Science, the division the food giant created in September last year to research and develop medical and functional foods, has bought UK medical foods start-up CM&D Pharma Limited, with more acquisitions – both small and large – set to...
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) approach to assessing health claims is resulting in the ‘medicalisation’ of food and is blocking scientifically-backed health communication, according to food and supplement industry associations.
A medical expert has said that the recent calls to review the
herbal supplement ephedra are "unfounded". Dr Steven Karch claimed
that the health reports logged by Metabolife contain 'insubstantial