Thorne has teamed with two bioinformatics experts to found Pillar Health, with a plan to create an artificial intelligence wellness platform that will provide an integrated molecular portrait and optimized recommendations for individuals’ health.
Thorne Research announced that it is partnering with diagnostic testing firm Drawbridge Health to “integrate blood draw, collection, and sample stabilization into a single device,” the company said in a statement.
Personalized nutrition subscription start-up Vitamin Packs announced its partnership with BrandProject, a company which “builds, buys, and makes seed stage investments,” according to the latter’s website.
Probiotics and prebiotics—the names themselves are a claim, something that companies need always to be aware of. This is one of the topics that will be covered in tomorrow’s Online Digest Health Conference sponsored by NutraIngredients-USA.
What’s the latest evidence for the effects of probiotics? What about prebiotics? What are the current market trends? The answers to these and other questions can be heard in an online conference scheduled for this Wednesday.
A study by Ohio University researchers found that out of 257 medical students surveyed, more than 55% were confident they could give nutrition recommendations, but half did not achieve the passing score on a nutrition quiz.
Interest in personalized nutrition has been climbing steadily since the summer of 2015, according to search queries for the term analyzed by Google Trends, and personalized nutrition brands will have increasing presence at industry trade shows like SupplySide...