oral health

23 Sep 2019
--- The Soft Drink Industry Levy (SDIL), which came into effect in April 2018, has led to a sugar reduction in beverages of nearly a third, thoroughly beating the initial 20 percent target. This is according to the second-year... Read More
06 Sep 2019
--- The right investment in nutrition-directed initiatives could save 3.7 million lives by 2025, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of the United Nations (UN). Health services must integrate... Read More
05 Sep 2019
--- Dating back millennia, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now the subject of contemporary study for its potential applications in chronic pain management, disease prevention and mental health treatment. Deeply rooted in... Read More
23 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is expanding into personalized nutrition with the acquisition of Persona, a personalized vitamin business founded in 2017. Persona will operate under NHSc’s USA-based Atrium... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Xylitol – a naturally derived wood-based sugar alternative – has long been touted by doctors and chewing gum brands for its anti-cavity properties. Last week, the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety... Read More
05 Apr 2019
--- A whole food diet consisting of mostly greens (particularly legumes) and low levels of animal proteins was found to help reduce gingivitis in affected patients, according to new research from a randomized trial published in... Read More
20 Mar 2019
--- FDI World Dental Federation has proclaimed March 20 as Oral Health Day, to spread the message of good oral hygiene practices to adults and children and demonstrate “the importance of optimal oral health in maintaining... Read More
01 Nov 2018
--- Colgate has partnered with UK recycling company TerraCycle to enable consumers to recycle their oral care products and packaging. The program allows consumers to recycle any brand of toothbrush, toothpaste tubes and caps,... Read More
08 Oct 2018
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients DMV has launched an “ultra-clean” whey protein isolate. The company touts Nutri Whey Isolate as representing an exciting new proposition: a pure, clean-tasting, nutritionally balanced... Read More
17 Jul 2018
--- Antibiotic resistance has become one of the biggest threats to global health and food security. In light of antibiotics becoming less effective against superbugs, a Swinburne University researcher is studying traditional... Read More
15 May 2018
--- In line with the personal care market, oral health products are increasingly marketing themselves from a natural positioning, as well as a cosmetic one. “Beauty from within” claims all contribute to a more... Read More
06 Apr 2018
--- Ingredia is to launch Proferrin, a native lactoferrin derived from French cow’s milk. According to the company, its expertise in cutting-edge separation techniques allows it to ensure that Proferrin features the... Read More
22 Feb 2018
--- Naturex has launched Bucovia, a natural bio-guided fractionated active aimed at effectively supporting mouth health. Current oral healthcare solutions include biocides (antiseptic or antibiotic), synthetic ingredients that... Read More
22 Feb 2018
--- Wine polyphenols might be good for your oral health, researchers report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Previous research had already pointed to the heart and colon health benefits of sipping wine,... Read More
18 Jan 2018
--- The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected a health claim regarding black tea’s effects on the maintenance of normal endothelium-dependent vasodilation in adults. The application, submitted for... Read More
05 Jan 2018
--- NHS England has banned the sale of sugar-sweetened drinks in hospitals, effective July this year. The ban has been written into the updated Standard Contract for hospitals which was posted on the healthcare provider’s... Read More
27 Nov 2017
--- Children and adolescents in the US who do not drink tap water, which is typically fluoridated, are much more likely to have tooth decay, according to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. However, the... Read More
23 May 2017
--- Researchers will today present new data on the link between vitamin D and male fertility at the European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) in Lisbon. The new results add to our understanding of the effects of low vitamin D... Read More
24 Apr 2017
--- BioGaia has signed three new exclusive agreements for Prodentis, its oral food supplement that contains a natural lactic acid bacteria, Lactobacillus reuteri Prodentis. The new agreements will see the product launched in... Read More