Omega-3 supplementation helped lessen chemotherapy-induced mucosal toxicities such as stomatitis and diarrhoea, and provided liver protection for oesophageal cancer patients, revealed a Japanese study.
The use of probiotics on very low birth weight (VLBW) infants is associated with a reduced risk of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), late-onset sepsis, and mortality, but the effects on extremely low birth weight (ELBW) babies is inconclusive.
A 34% rise in net profits for French dairy and nutrition giant Danone was backed up by the announcement of a €1 billion efficiency program as the firm continues its transition over the next four years.
Deal to develop microbiome analysis for clinical nutrition
EU health claim specialists say EFSA guidance issued last week clarifies application procedures but changes nothing of the infamous pharma-style scientific requirements that have denied 1000s of claims across the EU bloc of 28 nations.
The use of supplemental vitamin C after heart surgery could help to lower risks of atrial fibrillation, a common disturbance in heart rhythms, in addition to shortening overall time in hospital, finds a new meta-analysis.
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) has confirmed it is in ‘advanced negotiations’ to acquire all Mead Johnson Nutrition shares for $90 each in cash, valuing Mead Johnson’s entire share capital at approximately $16.7bn.
EFSA has called for further studies into the safety of locust bean gum for specialised infant and baby nutrition products, as it also opens a consultation into infant formulae from protein hydrolysates.