lactose intolerance

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Noun1.lactose intolerance - congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
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Request to View Sample of Research Report @ The study opines that growing prevalence of lactose intolerance among the global population continues to remain a key growth determinant of the free-from food market.
(Nasdaq: RTTR) ('Ritter Pharmaceuticals' or the 'Company'), a developer of innovative therapeutic products that modulate the gut microbiome to treat gastrointestinal diseases with an initial focus on the development of RP-G28, a drug candidate with the potential to be the first FDA-approved treatment for lactose intolerance ('LI'), today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019 and provided a corporate update.
Lactose intolerance is a condition where the body is unable to totally digest the lactose or sugar content in milk.
Bayless of John Hopkins University discovered the reasons behind lactose intolerance as well as other inflammatory bowel conditions.
Keywords: Infant, Colic, Excessive crying, Lactose intolerance, Lactase.
Lactose intolerance consists of poor digestion and absorption of lactose from the reduced activity of the [beta]-galactosidase enzyme, also known as lactase, which can hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose (1).
Some people with lactose intolerance may be able to tolerate small amounts of yogurt or hard cheese.
Andrew Ritter co-founded Ritter Pharmaceuticals in 2007 as a result of his own personal affliction with lactose intolerance. Ritter directed a team of clinical, manufacturing, and regulatory professionals to develop the company's lead product candidate, RP-G28 and, since 2014, he has served as the company's President.
More than 70 per cent of the world's population is currently affected by lactose intolerance. Lactose-free dairy products are becoming increasingly prominent worldwide.
"In a country that loves its milk, lactose intolerance is a highly underrated problem.