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Global Wellness News™ | October 27th, 2022
Fall Is the New Summer for Vacations
Pent-up vacation demand since the pandemic and the flexibility of hybrid work are extending the travel season Vacation season didn’t stop on Labor Day. Travelers are taking to the roads and the skies well into the fall this year, extending peak vacation season months beyond its typical end, according to analysts and travel companies.
With Promise of Legalization, Psychedelic Companies Joust Over Future Profits
Cash rich start-ups are filing scores of patent claims on hallucinogens like magic mushrooms. Researchers and patient advocates worry high prices will make the therapies unaffordable. George Goldsmith, co-founder and executive chairman of Compass Pathways in London. Credit… Tom Jamieson for The New York Times Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month.
Mental healthcare provider mindful care inc. Closes $7mm series B funding round
Mindful Care Inc., which aims to improve access to urgent and affordable mental healthcare, today has officially announced that it has closed its $7MM oversubscribed Series B funding round. The round was composed of the entire Series A syndicate, led by Sopris Capital, with participation by the University of Chicago, the Caruso Foundation, Venkon Group, and others.
Want To Live Longer? How Life Extension Industry Will Reboot Health, Wellness and The Economy
Do youwant to live a healthier and longer life? Lets go back to 1937, when Albert Szent-Györgyi won a Nobel Prize for his discovery of vitamin C, a massively consequential discovery, as it not only saved and extended countless lives, but it also contributed to the foundations of modern nutrition.
Reformulated nutrition labels
Ingredient traceability has grown in popularity amongst beauty and wellness brands. Now, what began as sourcing and traceability for ingredients is moving into food and nutritional packaging, offering consumers clearer transparency of a product’s ingredients, ethical sourcing, and environmental impact. The Biden administration proposed relocating nutrition labels to the front of food packaging in September.
Get A Drip scores €4.5 million to rollout IV nutrition therapy with backing from rugby star Nigel Wray | EU-Startups
UK-based startup Get A Drip is on a mission to make IV nutrition therapy more accessible, enabling people to achieve optimal body well-being. Backed by Nigel Wray, the former chairman of Saracens Rugby Club, the startup is picking up attention as it shakes up the wellness industry.
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