Gaining a greater understanding of Singaporeans' understanding of supplements – and the types of services and advice they want pharmacists to provide – has become a key focus for Blackmores Institute as it prepares to host its first symposium in...
The UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has reappointed members to its Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee (HMAC) that advises on matters including the EU Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive (THMPD).
Russian consumers prefer domestic nutritional supplement brands
over imports, according to a market report from DSM Group, but
marketing and research should be supported at state level to
Europe's herbals market is set to regain some of its momentum over
the next year, with strong sales in supermarkets and non-pharmacy
channels demonstrating that consumers are regaining confidence in
natural products, writes Dominique...
Britain's leading supermarket group Tesco opened a store geared
solely to health and natural alternative products in London last
week. The Nutri Centre chain, in which Tesco has a majority share,
is designed to meet growing consumer...
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) has warned users
of the infant formula Portagen to stop using the product following
the revelation last week that the product was linked to the death
of a premature infant.
Sucking on nicotine-laced lollipops is catching on as a way to quit
smoking, but critics showed concern this week about the products'
appeal to children and urged a ban until studies prove they are
safe and effective.