French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIV
September 17, 2009
The French food company Danone reported Wednesday that clinical trials of a substance it plans to develop into a nutritional product over the next few years helped improve the immune systems of patients living with HIV, Bloomberg reports (Bauerova, 9/16). "The evidence is now building that medical nutrition may be able to make a difference in the lives of patients not only in HIV but across a broad spectrum of immune-related conditions," said Flemming Morgan, president of the medical nutrition division of Danone, the Financial Times reports (Jack, Wiggins and Daneshkhu, 9/16).
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.