Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.

The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, in his famous quote, written around 5th century BC, was essentially referring to nutraceuticals. The portmanteau of the words “nutrition” and “pharmaceutical”, was coined in 1989, by Stephen L. DeFelice, founder, and chairman of the Foundation of Innovation Medicine. Nutraceutical is any substance considered as food or its part, which,…

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Emulsifiers: Micro Technology with Macro Effect

Introduction Water and oil, when mixed together and vigorously shaken, form a dispersion of oil droplets in water. Once the shaking stops, the phases start to separate. However, when an emulsifier is added to the system, the droplets remain dispersed, and a stable emulsion is obtained. An emulsifier consists of a water-loving hydrophilic head and…

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What lies ahead of the Auto Industry? Catastrophe, or a brave new world?

If you have not noticed, things are getting hotter for the automotive industry worldwide. The recent round of its crisis began in September 2015, when the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a violation notice against the industry behemoth, the Volkswagen Group. It accused the corporation to have intentionally programmed their turbocharged direct injection…

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How Monoclonal Antibodies Are Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment Market?

Further to Mordor Intelligence’ report on the global cancer monoclonal antibodies market, we here look at how monoclonal antibodies changed the face of cancer therapy forever! Monoclonal antibodies were first used to treat cancer in 1997, a landmark achievement in the field of cancer treatment. This innovation has considerably reduced side effects of chemotherapy, and…

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