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Kerry announces acquisition of Canadian probiotic company

Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company, has announced that it has reached agreement to acquire the Canadian company, Bio-K Plus International. Bio-K Plus is a leading probiotic company with a range of clinically-supported probiotic beverage and supplement applications in the North American market and will expand Kerry’s capabilities and leadership position in the probiotics market. This acquisition expands Kerry’s portfolio of probiotics and reflects the growing number of consumers who are becoming more proactive in their approach to managing their health and are turning to functional foods, beverages and supplements that are made with clinically supported functional ingredients. Bio-K Plus products are formulated with three proprietary and clinically validated strains of probiotics which

Evonik Launches EUDRAGIT® Ready-To-Use Powder Premix

Evonik, a global leader for advanced drug delivery, today launched a new ready-to-use powder premix blend of its EUDRAGIT® functional polymers used for oral products with an immediate release profile. EUDRAGIT® IR ReadyMix White is fast and easy-to-process, with a high-gloss coating delivering an elegant optical

Water Experts Sound Warning Over Hygiene As Covid Restrictions Relax

As more hotels, malls and offices reopen in the Gulf region with the relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions, experts have raised concerns over the level of business and domestic water hygiene safeguards. Culligan Middle East, one of the region’s water treatment companies, is questioning whether sufficient legionella testing
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Intermittent Fasting: A Safe and Effective Diet

Intermittent fasting: is a pattern of eating that focuses on alternating cycles of fasting and eating. The main focus during intermittent fasting is not on the calorie consumption, but on the timing of consumption. When doing it one most focus on having healthy low-calorie meals, since having high calorie and high fat meals will make you gain weight. There are several methods that intermittent fasting can be done. One of the post popular method is the 16/8 method. Fast for 16 hours each day, and eat only between noon and 8p.m. Intermittent fasting has health benefits if done in the correct way (this means counting calories, eating healthy like avoiding sugar, refined grains, processed foods, have instead high fiber food, complex carbohydrates, lean proteins, and healthy fats). Studies have

The Role of HealthTech in Improved Medical Care

Since 2011, Philips has shifted away from the audio-visual, TV business and lighting sectors, and become a leading HealthTech provider. “Healthcare has great potential to incorporate technology in order to provide better care and solutions for patients and providers,” believes Ozlem Fidanci, CEO, Philips, Middle East
Opinion & Interviews

Ocular Manifestations of COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 on the world is evident. While there is still a lot that is unknown about the virus, experts are working diligently to find explicit evidence on how the virus behaves. During the early stages, the emergence of the Novel Coronavirus raised concerns across many health sectors. As the virus spread globally, the list of associated symptoms expanded as well, which further raised a lot of questions among the public about how the virus affects the host. One of the reoccurring concerns during the peak of the pandemic was the connection between eye health and COVID-19. With the proximity of eye health professionals to patients during eye examinations and reports that the virus could cause conjunctivitis and could be transmitted directly through the eye, ophthalmologists were

A Tummy Tuck After Pregnancy, Reversing Your Shape and Self-Esteem

A wild roller coaster of emotions often accompanies life after childbirth, including dissatisfaction with the body’s ability to return to its pre-pregnancy shape. One to two years after having a baby, 86 percent of women say their belly still hasn’t returned to normal, according to a study interviewing more than 7,000
Hospital & Medical Equipment

Innovative Reflector Light with LEDs

The new F Generation combines proven reflector technology with the newest LED technology. In contrast to other technologies, the light beams are mixed within the light head.

Data Shows Patient Benefit of Surgical Theater

IMRIS has recently reported on the presentation of preliminary results of the first randomized trial that studied the resection of low-grade insular glioma using high-field intraoperative MR imaging.

Reanimed Healthcare Witnesses Success

ReaniMed Healthcare with its specialized engineering team, experienced over 20 years is continuously extending its activities and product range, in order to cover the demands of the clients in a most perfect manner according to accepted European standards.
Pharmaceuticals

The High-Growth Market

The major factors driving the growth of the In-Vitro Diagnostic Market is augmented patient awareness, patient self testing, and rising baby booming population across the globe.
Product Focus

Wallach Surgical Devices: Doing Good

Wallach Surgical Devices TruLightT ZoomScopeT Colposcope Continuous zoom magnification from 4x to 20x allows viewing the area of concern at the highest magnification without over or undersizing the viewing field.

Rising Healthcare Costs Shaping Market

The global connected health and wellness devices market is expected to reach USD612 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Countries

Pharmacies take the lead in Germany

According to Euromonitor International, the consumer health market in Germany remains highly fragmented. The market is characterized by a high level of innovation and a significant number of new players entering the market.
Campaigns & Recent Studies

Expired patents in asthma therapeutics hinder sales

The global asthma therapeutics market accounted for USD 20.7 billion as of 2015 and is anticipated to exhibit a sluggish growth rate of 2.2% over the forecast period, according to Grand View Research. This is attributed to the generic erosion faced by leading brands, such as Advair and Symbicort.

Autism treatment market is far from saturated

2.1 million children and adults now live with autism, according to Red Newswire. Yet, few therapies exist to treat this disease-just a few medications and ABA (applied behavioral analysis) programs.

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