Nicholas Hall’s OTC.NewDirections is an e-newsletter produced in association with Jenson R+ delivered weekly and includes an inspired mix of global consumer healthcare news and commentary from the viewpoint of the self-care industry, backed by insights from industry experts.

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DSM GETS PERSONAL |

USA: Personal health testing developer Wellmetrix and DSM are exploring the use of Wellmetrix’s diagnostic platform to perform non-invasive and point-of-need measurements of key health biomarkers as part of a nutrition intervention using DSM’s nutritional solutions ... 

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SMART CHEWING GUM TRACKS FERTILITY  |

GLOBAL: A multi-institutional research team is developing a “smart chewing gum” that could help women track their fertility ... 

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THE VITAMIN SHOPPE OPENS NEXT-GENERATION WELLNESS STORE |

USA: The Vitamin Shoppe has opened a new innovation store in Edgewater, NJ. The store brings a “new vision to wellness retail, incorporating technology-driven innovations in product, service and education, while elevating the customer journey through a simplified modern design and personalised elements” ... 

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OTC.NewDirections provides you with the latest developments in a number of key areas:

New Ingredients

New Ingredients

Trademarked or patented ingredients & molecules, licensing opportunities and brands seeking partners

New
Products

New Products

Important launches, line extensions & adjacencies (registered OTCs and supplements) with innovative formulations, claims or indications – includes stand-out contributions from our sister service, OTC New Products Tracker

Innovation

Innovation

Technological and scientific advancements, delivery methods, early-stage developments

Medical Devices

Medical Devices

Substance-based devices, mechanical devices, diagnostics

Medical Research

Medical Research

Scientific studies, clinical trials

Switch

Switch

Rx-to-OTC switch, reverse switch, access to medicines

Digital
Health

Digital Health

Mobile & Web apps, wearables, internet connected devices, telehealth

Agency
News

Agency News

Approvals, collaborations, regulatory affairs, guidance

Health Claims & Safety

Health Claims & Safety

New or additional claims approved for specific ingredients or products, disallowed advertising claims, plus alerts and warnings

Cannabis

Cannabis

Key regulatory developments and product launches as this new category evolves in specific markets

E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes

Scientific research, opinion, product development, regulation

In Focus

In Focus

Spotlight on a specific topic

Why subscribe to OTC.NewDirections

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Written in collaboration with Jenson R+ and supported by commentary from industry specialists

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Quick access to the most important developments

OTC.NewDirections covers all major regions providing you with the essential information to keep you informed of the latest developments affecting your business.

The website also provides you with the opportunity to take a deeper look at trends via the news archive, Supplements Focus and Switch List.

Prepared by our expert team:

Nicola Watts

Nicola Watts
Editor
OTC.NewDirections

Nina Stimpson

Nina Stimson
VP & Consulting Editor
OTC.NewDirections

Kristen McEwan

Kristen McEwan
Assistant Editor
OTC.NewDirections

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