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How Employers Can Support the Food as Medicine Movement

MedCity News

The Food as Medicine movement has received a lot of interest from payers and health systems recently. Consumer / Employer Daily SYN Top Story Alight food as medicine food insecurity nutrition

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NourishedRx Launches Food Benefits Platform Powered by Google Cloud

MedCity News

NourishedRx is a food-as-medicine company that offers dietary assistance for health plans’ members through methods like medically-tailored meals, grocery support and diet education. Daily Health Tech Payers SYN Top Story food as medicine Google Cloud NourishedRx nutrition

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Kaiser Permanente commits $50M to battle food insecurity

MedCity News

Research has proven there is a strong link between food security and health outcomes. Consumer / Employer Daily Social Determinants SYN Top Story food insecurity Kaiser Permanente nutrition

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FDA Food Center Reorg Puts Field Inspections in Limbo

PharmaTech

A realignment of the Office of Regulatory Affairs would create a focus on “critical activities” for ensuring the safety of foods and other regulated products, including drugs, biologics, and medical devices.

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Season Health Commits $5M to Advance the Food-as-Medicine Movement

MedCity News

Consumer / Employer Daily Payers SYN Top Story food insecurity Food is Medicine Season HealthThrough its $5 million commitment, Season Health will partner with health plans to sponsor pilot programs and help 1,000 members with diabetes.

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How the food allergy sector is benefitting from health tech’s recent boom

Pharma Phorum

For the 32 million individuals in the US with food allergies, more research into symptoms, causes, and treatments has been long sought after, but historically underfunded. per person being spent on food allergy research. The rise of food allergy platforms.

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Food insecurity is a healthcare issue. Here are 5 ways healthcare can proactively address food insecurity

MedCity News

People who experience food insecurity also experience health issues such as obesity, diabetes, depression, high levels of stress, anxiety, and long-term consequences due to less access and affordability to nutritious food.

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Important Coloring Agents in Food Products: Types, Regulations, Advantages, Disadvantages (2023)

Teachntest

Important Coloring Agents in Food Products: Types, Regulations, Advantages, Disadvantages Coloring agents in food products are used to enhance the visual appeal of food products, making it more attractive to consumers.

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Food for Thought from France

Pharmaceutical Commerce

A reflection on the industry's effort to foster and facilitate sustainability.

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EVALUATION OF PROCESSED FOOD ACCEPTANCE AND ITS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE IN ASIAN COUNTRIES

Pharma Tutor

EVALUATION OF PROCESSED FOOD ACCEPTANCE AND ITS REGULATORY COMPLIANCE IN ASIAN COUNTRIES. admin. Mon, 11/14/2022 - 17:09. Avdesh Thassu. MPharm (Nat. Chem.); MBA(Mkt.). Associate Vice President. Global Regulatory Affairs, Emami Limited athassu@hotmail.com. Articles

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Access to Healthy Food Found to Impact Risk of Heart Failure Death

Pharmacy Times

Food insecurity has previously been linked to adverse cardiovascular outcomes, but research is limited regarding the local food environment and the association with death from heart failure.

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Economic instability, loneliness, food insecurity block seniors from accessing care, survey finds

MedCity News

The survey is from Medicare Advantage company Alignment Healthcare. It focused on social determinants of health, which are proven to have more of an effect on overall health than clinical care.

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Parents, Clinicians Can Take Steps to Manage Food Allergies During the Holidays

Pharmacy Times

Parties and get-togethers often present challenges for patients with allergies, particularly with home-cooked food that may have unclear ingredients.

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Ultra-Processed Foods Found to Increase Colorectal Cancer Risk in Men

Pharmacy Times

Study indicates that a diet high in ultra-processed food is more likely to increase the risk of colorectal cancer in men than it is women.

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Black Individuals May Be More Likely to Experience Food Insecurity, Linked to Cardiovascular Risk

Pharmacy Times

Economic food insecurity, associated with cardiovascular mortality, disproportionately impacts Black communities.

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Study Results Show Link Between Fast Food Consumption, Fatty Liver Disease

Pharmacy Times

Risk is highest for those who are obese or who have diabetes, investigator from Keck Medicine and the University of Southern California indicate.

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Resistant Starch in Foods Can Reduce Hereditary Cancer by 50%

Pharmacy Times

Findings in a new trial show that dietary supplementation of resistant starch has the potential to decrease people’s risk of certain types of gastrointestinal cancers.

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Season Health, HealthAlign Partner To Provide Nutrition Benefits to MA Beneficiaries

MedCity News

Through the partnership, food and meals will be offered as a service on HealthAlign’s marketplace. Daily Health Tech Payers SYN Top Story food as medicine healthAlign nutrition Season Health

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Eating High Amounts of Ultra-Processed Foods Associated with Increased Risk of Dementia

Pharmacy Times

For every 10% increase in daily intake of ultra-processed foods, people had a 25% higher risk of dementia, though the association is not proven to be causal.

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Highmark Health Launches Pilot Program Providing Medically-tailored Meals

MedCity News

The six-month pilot program aims to support 1,000 Highmark insurance members with certain chronic health conditions and who are at high-risk of food insecurity. Consumer / Employer Daily Payers SYN Top Story food insecurity Highmark Health medically-tailored meals nutrition

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Non-profit sues FDA, requesting the agency withdraw approval for abortion drugs

MedCity News

Food and Drug AdministrationThe group complains that the FDA never studied the safety of the drugs under the labeled conditions of use. . Daily News SYN Top Story abortion drugs FDA mifepristone misoprostol U.S.

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Payers could save $13.6B annually by covering medically-tailored meals, study finds

MedCity News

Consumer / Employer Daily Payers SYN Top Story food insecurity Food is Medicine JAMA Network Open medically-tailored meals nutritionThe study found that if certain adults received medically-tailored meals, about 1.6 million hospitalizations would have been avoided, resulting in $38.7 billion saved in healthcare expenditures. Programs to provide these meals would have cost $24.8 billion, leading to $13.6 billion in net savings, according to the report.

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Are We Missing a Vital Sign? Our Diet Can Unfold Answers To Many of Our Health Concerns

MedCity News

Daily Hospitals MedCity Influencers Payers SYN Top Story food as medicine nutritionThe implications of a ubiquitous diet vital sign are enormous. For example, what can happen if we can measure an upstream variable—such as diet quality—across populations at scale?

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Results of New Harvard, Tufts Study Link Colorectal Cancer in Men to Ultra-Processed Foods

Pharmacy Times

Processed meats and products high in added sugars and low in fiber contribute to weight gain and obesity, which is an established risk factor.

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Study: 1 in 4 Families of Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Face Food Insecurity

Pharmacy Times

Receiving benefits from the SNAP program does not alleviate the issue, according to the analysis.

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Top Priority for Califf is Combating Health Misinformation

PharmExec

Better clinical data needed, as well as strategies for tackling opioid abuse, tobacco use, and food safety.

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FDA Inspections - Overview

Pharma Tutor

FDA Inspections - Overview admin Thu, 02/02/2023 - 13:52 FDA Inspection is a regulatory process conducted by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate the compliance of food and drug establishments with FDA regulations and standards.

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Top Priority for Califf Is Combatting Health Misinformation

PharmaTech

Better clinical data are needed, as well as strategies for tackling opioid abuse, tobacco use, and food safety.

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How To Assess Sales Tool Bells & Whistles—And Why You Don’t Need Them

Modus

You need a new fridge to keep your food cold. The salesperson greets you with a smile, and shows you a model that keeps your food cold. So you visit your local big-box appliance store. Price: $845.

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Clinical Trials of Veterinary Medications Differ From Drugs for Human Use

Pharmacy Times

FDA regulations under Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act outline efficacy, safety requirements for animal pharmaceuticals.

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How Changing Regulations Impact Pharmaceutical Film Coating Formulations

PharmaTech

Allison Labriola, Senior Technical Sales Representative, at JRS Pharma is interviewed by the Editorial Director of Pharmaceutical Technology Chris Spivey about how the food industry is affecting the pharmaceutical industry.

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EMA accepts Eisai, Biogen’s lecanemab MAA for review to treat AD

Pharma Leaders

On 6 January, it received accelerated approval from the US Food The post EMA accepts Eisai, Biogen’s lecanemab MAA for review to treat AD appeared first on Pharmaceutical Business review.

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B is for Better: Vitamin B12 and Diabetic Foot

Pharmacy Times

B12 deficiency is often due to a lack of consumption of vitamin B12 rich foods or malabsorption.

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Personal responsibility in the obesity epidemic

World of DTC Marketing

More than half of our food dollars are now being spent on restaurants and convenient on-the-go meals. 3hree: Healthier foods can cost more. Back in 1977, the average adult got 228 calories per day from sugar in food and drinks. 5ive: We’re bombarded with ads for unhealthy food.

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Half of cancer deaths are preventable

World of DTC Marketing

3: Obesity is caused by poor access to healthy food, primarily fruits and vegetables. This is because healthy food is too expensive or people live in “food deserts” where stores don’t sell fruits and vegetables.

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Low-Code Vs. No-Code Platforms: Similar Yet Different

Optymyze

In our personal lives, we use them for shopping online, ordering food, raising complaints, booking appointments, conducting surveys, and the list There’s no denying it: We’re hooked on digital apps.

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Life Expectancy in Minorities - How Can Pharma React?

PharmExec

The segment also touches on structural racism factors like food deserts, “essential workers”, and holding doctors accountable.

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Sell NFTs and Digital Products on MARKET

Verb

MARKET is a livestream shopping platform built to support sellers from all categories whether it’s fashion, food, fun, sports, beauty, and more! Recently, we announced that MARKET will now be supporting sellers with digital products, including NFTs.

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New Mayo Clinic program helps four new AI startups get market ready

MedCity News

Mayo experts work with the companies to understand AI model requirements, check for fairness and bias in their AI models, help them understand the Food and Drug Administration clearance process and more.

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Clinical Overview: Assessing Different Treatments for Migraine Headaches

Pharmacy Times

There is a growing body of evidence that foods, substances, and additives in vitamins and supplements can be a trigger for migraine headaches.

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