French Food Company Says Clinical Trials Show Potential Food Product Boosts Immune System in Patients With HIV

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).

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