Bayer has launched a campaign to better educate parents on nutrition’s role in baby development as a recent survey finds 60% did not know nutrition impacts baby growth and development during pregnancy.
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
Multiple micronutrient supplementation before pregnancy may be necessary to minimise the incidence of micronutrient deficiency among rural Bangladeshi women, according to an RCT by researchers in the US, Bangladesh and Thailand.
Pregnant Vietnamese women urgently need suitable nutrient intervention, with over 50% failing to meet the recommended daily intake for essential micronutrients, say researchers in Vietnam and Australia.
Individualised nutrient interventions against lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have the potential to be applied to public health policy, but more prospective cohorts and well-designed clinical trials are first needed to better...