Treating opioids without medication is more harmful than no treatment at all, study finds

A recent study led by Yale University sheds light on the effectiveness of short-term medical management (commonly known as detox) and long-term rehabilitation treatments, excluding continued use of naltrexone or methadone, in preventing overdose deaths in cases of opioid use disorders. Researchers emphasize the significance of sustained medication therapy for opioid use disorders, advocating for… Seguir leyendo Treating opioids without medication is more harmful than no treatment at all, study finds

Wegovy: Why half of people who take it stop taking it within a year, and what happens when they stop taking it

While the new generation of anti-obesity drugs, known as GLP-1 receptor agonists, proves effective, long-term adherence remains a challenge. A recent study in the “Obesity” journal reveals that only 44% of individuals using weight-loss medications continue after three months, dropping to 19% after a year. Enhanced adherence, as seen with medications like Wegovy, results in… Seguir leyendo Wegovy: Why half of people who take it stop taking it within a year, and what happens when they stop taking it

The EU’s new batch of apple cell cultures, technology is becoming the direction of raw material iteration

On August 3rd, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) granted approval for “Apple Cell Culture Biomass” as a Novel Food. The approved ingredient, PhytoCellTec™ Md Nu, belongs to the Swiss raw material supplier Mibelle Biochemistry. Initially used in cosmetics, it has expanded its applications to the food and beverage and dietary supplement sectors. The Application… Seguir leyendo The EU’s new batch of apple cell cultures, technology is becoming the direction of raw material iteration

Using soybean germination technology to make plant-based meat, DAIZ received US$47.4 million in Series C financing

Japanese plant-based company DAIZ recently secured a substantial ¥71 billion (approximately $474 million) in Series C funding, marking the largest amount ever raised by a Japanese food tech firm, according to Green Queen. This funding is earmarked for the construction of a new 40,000-square-foot facility. With the completion of this round, DAIZ’s total funding will… Seguir leyendo Using soybean germination technology to make plant-based meat, DAIZ received US$47.4 million in Series C financing

The global plant-based meat market continues to grow, and the star raw material industrial hemp is also about to enter the market

In recent years, the global plant-based meat market has witnessed explosive growth, particularly in the United States. SPINS market data reveals that the U.S. plant-based meat market reached $682 million in 2017, $794 million in 2018 (16% growth), and $939 million in 2019 (18% growth), with annual increases indicating an expanding market scale and capacity.… Seguir leyendo The global plant-based meat market continues to grow, and the star raw material industrial hemp is also about to enter the market

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