digestive health

22 Aug 2019
--- Dairy supplier Maxum Foods will manufacture and distribute OptiBiotix Health Plc’s weight management technology, SlimBiome, in Australia and New Zealand. UK-based OptiBiotix is a life science business that focuses on... Read More
22 Aug 2019
--- Scientists from Australia’s national science agency, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), can now detect gluten in any food and show which grain it comes from. This makes it simpler for... Read More
19 Aug 2019
--- In a meta-analysis of the mouth and gut microbiome, Harvard University researchers found over 45 million different sets of genes, in which over half of these were unique to the individual. With this unique insight into our... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- ZBiotics, a genetic engineering company in the US focused on consumer health, announces today the official launch of the first genetically-engineered probiotic on the market. Zbiotics is a “functional beverage,”... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Children with celiac disease predisposition are more likely to have the disease if they consume large amounts of gluten, according to a new study published in JAMA. While the study is observational and cannot prove... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- A high-fat diet can weaken the gut immune system and lead to insulin resistance and, ultimately, diabetes. This is according to new research published in Nature Communications, which showed how a high-fat diet influences one... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- A new, validated test method for quantifying insoluble proanthocyanins (PACs) found in whole-fruit cranberry powder may change the landscape of cranberry research, enabling manufacturers to conduct reproducible studies and... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- Distinct markers in the blood of people with celiac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed, according to new research by specialists in the field. The new findings point to a potential... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- The consumption of olive oil and its compounds is associated with numerous health benefits, including reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, improving inflammatory parameters and boosting gut health. This is according... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Expert insights on probiotics and fermented foods is what Maria Marco, Ph.D., of the University of California Davis, will bring to the Irish Kerry Health & Nutrition Institute (KHNI) with her recent appointment to its... Read More
30 Jul 2019
--- Mayo Clinic and Viome – a company transforming health through personalized nutrition based on individual and microbiome biology – have joined forces to better understand the role of nutrition in disease. The... Read More
26 Jul 2019
--- The results of a “breakthrough” study in the diet-based treatment of Crohn’s disease are lending support to Nestlé Health Science’s new mobile app for patients, ModuLife, which is incorporating... Read More
25 Jul 2019
--- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) – also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – may be slowed by specific strains of gut microbes, according to researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. An... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Trending this year, adaptogens have emerged as a class of herbal extracts with claims of boosting the body’s ability to combat physical, chemical and biological stressors, in addition to elevating cognitive functions,... Read More
17 Jul 2019
--- Research has found an association between diet quality and microbiome composition in human colonic mucosa. The study from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, US found that a high-quality diet is linked to more... Read More
16 Jul 2019
--- Natural ingredients supplier Nexira is targeting immune health with the launch Immunell, a combination of natural yeast extract and prebiotic acacia fiber. Its main actions include supporting cellular regeneration,... Read More
15 Jul 2019
--- DuPont is opening a new state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation unit at its Rochester, New York, facility. Construction of the unit was completed in March as part of an overall US$100 million investment to expand the... Read More
11 Jul 2019
--- Fiber-rich diets may prove important during pregnancy in boosting the wellbeing of both mother and child, as well as protecting against the serious pregnancy-related condition preeclampsia. This is according to Australian... Read More
04 Jul 2019
--- Supplementation with the pasteurized form of gut-bacteria Akkermansia muciniphila (A. muciniphila) has been found to reduce cardiovascular risk factors, moderate pre-diabetes progression, as well as lower cholesterol levels... Read More
01 Jul 2019
--- Microbiome human discovery platform, DayTwo, has raised US$31 million in series B financing. DayTwo, which offers a glycemic control solution for people with Type 2 diabetes, will use the funding to accelerate go-to-market... Read More