Swallowable sensors that could revolutionise how scientists and medical professionals monitor the gut and diagnose conditions will be the focus of a keynote presentation at our upcoming Probiota Asia Summit in Singapore.
An observational study that purported to show a link between 'brain fogginess' and probiotics use has so many problems with it that the International Probiotics Association has concluded this is a case where "the peer review process has...
More evidence is needed on the benefits of adding supplementation comprising pre-, pro- and synbiotics to standard enteral nutrition for severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) patients, say researchers in China.
Blackmores' director of product Innovation Paul Mannion believes consumer demand for solutions to restore microbial balance has never been stronger, but will discuss at Probiota Asia how the sector could be at risk of commoditisation.
Tokyo-headquartered Kaneka Corporation acquired a 34.8% share of Barcelona-based biotech company AB-Biotics. It also signed on as exclusive distributor for the latter’s ingredients in the US, Canadian, and Japanese markets.
Synbiotics may be preferable to laxatives in treating constipation, but more evidence on specific benefits are required, according to the findings of a population study by Selangor's Universiti Putra Malaysia.
China's probiotics market is going from strength to strength, with suppliers and industry experts reporting rapid growth. Therefore, we have made the sector the subject of the first of our in-depth three-part China in Focus features.
China's 'new retail' phenomenon — whereby companies like Alibaba seek to converge e-commerce insights with bricks-and-mortar retail operations — could provide as many opportunities for supplement brands as it has done for food firms, Blackmores...