DR Healthcare: we are a nutraceutical company specialized in DAO deficiency
DR Healthcare is a biomedical company specialized in medical nutrition, founded in 2007 in Barcelona (Spain), which is dedicated to the research, development, innovation, market and licensing out of new nutraceuticals, functional foods, active ingredients and other customized solutions. Since May 2021, it is part of AB Biotek, a business division of Associated British Foods pls (ABF).
Our medical nutrition products are aimed at dietary management of chronic diseases, physiological dysfunctions and/or metabolic diseases, mainly associated with metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of the intestinal enzyme diamine oxidase (DAO).
We also manufacture Diamino Oxidase enzyme (DAO) for third parties, of both animal and vegetable origin, as well as for human and animal use, and offer customized solutions for the pharmaceutical, food, veterinary and animal health industries.
We focus our research in three areas:
- Physiological level research in the field of molecular biology in general and of histamine in particular.
- Biomedical research on disorders of metabolism.
- Applied clinical research, with studies on the deficit of diamine oxidase (DAO), its causes, its dietary management and its evolution.
Our job is to investigate, develop, produce and market nutraceutical products and molecular diagnostic techniques, developed in house by our own R&D proceedings and of which we offer international marketing licenses within the category of Food for Special Medical Purposes. In he European Union (EU) our DAO enzime has the distinctive of “Authorized Novel Food” and in USA “New Dietary Ingredient”.
Our goal is to improve the health and well-being of the people who suffer from the different pathologies associated with the deficit of DAO.
The scientific rigor and demanding quality management and control contribute to the development of nutraceuticals are innovative, safe and effective.
Committed to the well-being of patients and the development of health professionals.
We investigate, develop, produce and market products nutraceuticals and functional foods, innovative approaches to health and well-being of the patients. Our innovative products in the area of medical nutrition serve the health professionals so that they can offer the best service to their patients.
In this sense, our Advisory Council, in which participate Researchers, Universities and the Official Medical Association of Barcelona, contributes to the strategic planning of our products and services, improving the overall quality and satisfaction of clinicians and patients.
From DR Healthcare we orient innovation toward the following chronic pathologies, since today undertreated due to the absence of effective and secure treatments:
- Migraine and other vascular headaches.
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
- Irritable bowel syndrome, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome and other gastrointestinal disorders.
- Atopy, dry skin, psoriasis and other skin disorders.
- Fibromyalgia and other musculoskeletal disorders and neuropsychiatric conditions.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome.
- The effects of acute intake of alcohol.