Trade body Natural Health Products New Zealand is urging the government to prioritise the regulatory reforms concerning natural health products, amid fears that dated, 36-year-old current regulations could be extended by another five years.
Polar lipids, specific amino acids, and psychobiotics are of “critical importance” for normal neurodevelopment in young children, aside from the traditionally recognised vitamins and minerals, multinational research has suggested.
A recent study led by the Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) revealed that suspected COVID-19 patients administered with virgin coconut oil (VCO) had reduced symptoms and a faster recovery phase compared to the control group.
Australian company Omni Innovation is shifting its focus to the prescription retail channel for its blood glucose control product, as it seals a new partnership deal with fellow Australian pharmaceutical firm Myopharm.
Abbott is studying if the intake of an oral nutrition supplement containing HMB, alongside individualised dietary counselling for six months, could exert long-term benefits - even after supplementation has stopped.
Omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are commonly associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but new research highlights how the ratio of EPA to DHA matter in influencing different...
Four-month-old Indian start-up Biosustain Labs, Asia’s only finalist of this year’s PepsiCo’s Greenhouse Accelerator, has outlined how it hopes its probiotics for gut and immune health will spur it to success.
The Chinese government has announced a new three-year strategy to further develop the local dairy industry, with emphasis on strengthening R&D as well as tighter governance to quell remaining food safety concerns and boost the sector’s reputation.
Japanese health food and dietary supplement firms such as FANCL, Kirin, George & Oliver, Taisho Pharmaceutical, Eminet and Q’sai say its ‘business as usual’ despite certain prefectures coming under a second state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.