Clinical Trial

Dr Stephen DeFelice

Carnitine researcher recognized with award

Supplement industry pioneer Dr Stephen L. DeFelice has been honored with the 2013 Marconi Science award by UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization at a recent meeting of the organization in Las Vegas.

Challenge models hold promise for probiotic claim substantiation

New models hold promise for probiotic claim substantiation

By Nathan Gray

Exposing healthy people to modified pathogens in a controlled clinical trial setting could be an exciting new way for industry to overcome the challenges of health claim substantiation, says Nizo Food Research expert.

USANA chooses science over speed, official says

USANA chooses science over speed, official says

By Hank Schultz

USANA Health Sciences has taken a conservative approach to new product development, making it a company lean on products but long on trust, says Brian Dixon, PhD, executive director of new product development.

How to show a clinical trial benefit in healthy populations

How to show a clinical trial benefit in healthy populations

By Stephen DANIELLS

By applying physiological stressors like partial sleep deprivation, it is possible to test the effects of dietary supplements in healthy populations and stay compliant with DSHEA, says Dr Jay Udani, CEO of Medicus Research.

Indian gooseberry

New patent covers pairing of Ayurvedic workhorses

By Hank Schultz

Nutragenesis, a Brattleboro, Vt.-based ingredient supplier with a history of experience with Ayurvedic ingredients, has obtained a U.S. patent in the area of women’s health for an ashwagandha/Indian gooseberry combination called Sendara.

Nutraceutical industry needs new trial design culture

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Nutraceutical industry needs new trial design culture: Research veteran

By Shane Starling

The multi-billion euro global nutraceutical industry will never achieve its potential until it better adapts pharma protocols – and this can be done with food nutrients, says Dr Stephen de Felice, who was the keynote speaker at the recent Vitafoods expo...

New research unit will help Nestlé quest for health claims gold

Nestlé centralises all clinical research in new centre

New research unit will help Nestlé quest for health claims gold

By Nathan Gray from Lausanne, Switzerland

Nestlé is now  'better armed' to gun for EFSA approved health claims approvals, after the company centralised its clinical research efforts at a new unit in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Werner Bauer says good scientific data is 'essential' for communication ... and to substantiate health claims.

Nestlé Clinical Development Unit inauguration

Nestlé centralises clinical research in new centre

By Nathan Gray in Lausanne, Switzerland

Nestlé will centralise the development and management of all of its clinical trials, after the inauguration of its new clinical development unit and metabolic research centre in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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