Technology and Innovation Journalism

Hi! I'm Natasha Spencer-Jolliffe, a UK-based technology journalist.

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AI for patients: Hype or Hope - Pharma Technology Focus | Issue 132 | July 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help patients learn more about their conditions and help them make decisions about their diagnosis and treatment. That is the message some healthcare startups are seeking to share with people and practitioners about AI’s potential. Hype fuels trends and innovation, and is often associated with technological tools in healthcare, including AI. Yet, recently, particularly with the rise of ChatGPT, there are increasing efforts to make information available to patient

Will sustainable insect protein ever achieve mainstream popularity?

Protein continues to grow in popularity as a vital ingredient in the global food industry. With the world accelerating toward new and sustainable food, shoppers are seeking alternative protein sources. As novel eating experiences resonate with global consumers, insects are featuring as a new source of protein and garnering a reputation as an effective ingredient in high-protein foods.

However, overcoming consumer resistance and developing at a commercial scale are two leading issues facing inse

Are we entering the era of biologics for COPD?

In 2023, the pharmaceutical industry will mark 20 years since Xolair, an anti-IgE antibody, became the first biologic approved to treat asthma. Since then, the US FDA, EMA, and other agencies have approved several biologic antibodies targeting the inflammatory cytokines IL-4, IL-13, IL-5, and others for asthma.

Approaches like bronchodilator inhalers focus on treating both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The same, however, is not true for therapeutic biologics. While th

New dietary fibre insights drive nutritional and health launches

The dietary fibre market has grown in recent years, with food manufacturers looking for healthy ingredients to improve the nutritional value of their products. Increasing consumer consciousness towards the health benefits of baked goods and snacks is driving the demand for dietary fibre.

“The gap between consumption and recommended fibres intake is undoubtedly a public health issue,”​ said Anne Lionnet, business developer in charge of LifyWheat’s European development at Limagrain Ingredients.

Will protein be the next mega-trend in 2023?

Today’s protein consumers are demanding protein alternatives and attractive sensorial experiences. But with existing obstacles revolving around how to achieve favourable volume, texture and machinability to meet consumer expectations, protein has yet to reach mega-trend status.

However, with the adoption of new processes and product developments, the question now is whether it will signify a change for protein in 2023.

Proteins remain a critical ingredient in the global food industry. With the

Preparing for acrylamide regulation updates in 2023

With changes to acrylamide regulation taking shape in 2023 - as reported in BakeryandSnacks -​ ​manufacturers now edge closer to renewed legislation. As a result, we can expect to see new or reformulated product developments that reflect the legislative updates.

Acrylamide is found in various foods, including baked goods and snacks. The chemical substance comes from the naturally present substances of free asparagine (amino acids) and sugars. Acrylamide forms from cooking processes, such as bak

The story of wheat features resilience as its main character

Wheat-wise, baked goods and snack brands expect to see rising demand for more whole grain products over commercialised white flour, with manufacturers anticipating increased calls for heritage grain products worldwide. Health and nutrition are the leading factors driving consumers toward whole grain varieties over their white flour counterparts.

Manufacturers are witnessing a growing number of consumers asking about the wheat’s provenance, how it impacts farmers and its required farming practic

Fertility tech in 2023: At-home, personalisation and accessibility

Since the first baby conceived through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) was born in 1978, more than 8 million people globally have been born using the technology. While IVF success rates have improved since it was first introduced, currently, only about a third of patients have a successful live birth.

“For patients, assisted reproduction is prohibitively expensive, often requires multiple attempts, is physically and emotionally onerous, and is still rarely covered by insurance,” relays Paxton Maed
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