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Medicus says its mobile platform proving ability to deliver faster, better, cheaper studies

Medicus Research has passed a milestone with the announcement of its 20th clinical trial using smartphone technology to enroll subjects and collect data.  The technology continues to prove its robustness and cost effectiveness, said Medicus CEO Jay Udani MD.

The NutraIngredients-USA Business Leaders’ Forum: Two weeks to go!

The NutraIngredients-USA Business Leaders’ Forum 2014 is fast approaching and it’s not to be missed! Senior executives from Herbalife, Twinlab, SmartyPants, and NOW Foods will discuss key issues, challenges and opportunities for the US dietary supplements industry.

ICN2 'framework' document outlines action plan for better food and nutrition systems

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 60 point plan as part of a ‘framework for action’ to improve global food and nutrition systems.

Nutraceutical International reports soft sales growth for 2014

Nutraceutical International Corporation, a Park City, UT-based dietary supplement manufacturer, reported yearly sales results that reflected the ongoing softness in the sector. The company reported sales growth in its fourth quarter and its fiscal year that came in at 2.1% and 2.9%, respectively.

Future foods could mimic exercise benefits, claim Nestlé scientists

Future food and nutritional products could use the enzyme AMPK to mimic the effects of exercise on metabolism, Nestlé researchers have claimed.

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Post election committee shuffles emphasize need for industry engagement, observers say

Post election committee shuffles emphasize need for industry engagement, observers say

The landslide victory of Republican House and Senate candidates in the recent midterm elections will have broad...

‘Critical that CFSAN has a scientist at the helm’: Industry welcomes new center leader

‘Critical that CFSAN has a scientist at the helm’: Industry welcomes new center leader

Dr Susan Mayne will replace Michael Landa at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition,...

There's room for growth in supply of omega-3 oils from US sources, GOED official says

There's room for growth in supply of omega-3 oils from US sources, GOED official says

The recent closure of the fishing season in Peru will sent a pulse through the omega-3s market....

Optimal selenium status linked to better mood for young adults: Study

Optimal selenium status linked to better mood for young adults: Study

Maintaining optimal levels of selenium may improve mood and be associated with lower risk of depressive symptoms...

DSHEA at 20, changes on Capitol Hill, and the potential of technology: CRN’s Conference as it happened

DSHEA at 20, changes on Capitol Hill, and the potential of technology: CRN’s Conference as it happened

The Council for Responsible Nutrition's Annual Meeting and Conference was held in Dana Point, CA, with marquee...

Tech innovation in health care delivery will transform debate now dominated by struggle over "Obamacare"

Tech innovation in health care delivery will transform debate now dominated by struggle over "Obamacare"

A dizzying array of personalized digital health care solutions may in the future help the Affordable Care...

Negative media and a lack of innovation: Vitamin Shoppe CEO on ’positive’ but ‘lower than expected’ Q3 results

Negative media and a lack of innovation: Vitamin Shoppe CEO on ’positive’ but ‘lower than expected’ Q3 results

Supplement retailing giant Vitamin Shoppe has reported a 3.1% increase in comparable retail store sales and a...

Citing Cohen's research, agency removes DMBA-containing products from military shelves

Citing Cohen's research, agency removes DMBA-containing products from military shelves

A number of dietary supplements in the sports nutrition category that contain the stimulant ingredient DMBA have...

Flavonoids may be ‘important to promoting broad health and wellbeing in aging’: Harvard study

Flavonoids may be ‘important to promoting broad health and wellbeing in aging’: Harvard study

Higher intakes of flavonoid compounds in the diet during middle age may boost healthy aging in women,...

GNC CEO: ‘We're going to be offering far more plant-based and nature-based proteins in our store’

GNC CEO: ‘We're going to be offering far more plant-based and nature-based proteins in our store’

Supplements retailing giant GNC is undertaking a ‘reset’ with an increased focus on natural, organic and vegan-vegetarian...