women's health

18 Apr 2019
--- French company Luzerne Recherche Développement (L-RD) has released a new herbal ingredient that targets nutrition during pregnancy, as well as tackling malnutrition. Luzixine is a 100 percent natural extract of French... Read More
12 Apr 2019
--- Ecocentric biodesign company Geltor unveiled the first ever “human collagen” created for cosmetic formulations, coined HumaColl21, at In-cosmetics Global in Paris, France (April 2-4). HumaColl21 is produced with... Read More
08 Apr 2019
--- Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have been identified in amniotic fluid for the first time, meaning that fetuses are exposed to the compounds in utero. Previous research had found HMOs in maternal urine and blood during... Read More
05 Apr 2019
--- Israeli supplements manufacturer Anlit is targeting women’s health with the launch of a Feminine Probiotic chewable supplement, which contains cranberry extract and six different strains of beneficial live probiotic... Read More
14 Mar 2019
--- Spanish biotech company Biosearch Life has launched a €2.3 million initiative, coined the Gesta Health R&D project: Towards healthier gestation and lactation through modulation of the microbiota in women. The... Read More
12 Feb 2019
--- For women in resource-poor settings, taking a daily nutritional supplement before conception or in early pregnancy may provide enough of a boost to improve growth of the fetus, according to a study funded by the US National... Read More
22 Jan 2019
--- Nestlé has inaugurated its first Research and Development Centre in Ireland at its existing manufacturing facility in Limerick, marking the completion of a three-year building program with a capital investment of... Read More
18 Dec 2018
--- Vinh Hoan, supplier of pangasius and marine collagen peptides, has documented substantial improvements in skin health and appearance in study participants treated with 10g a day of Vinh Wellness Collagen. The Vietnamese... Read More
17 Dec 2018
--- A multi-sectoral approach that goes through the schooling system is key to reducing iron deficiency in girls, according to a project trialed in Indonesia and published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Seeking to... Read More
12 Nov 2018
--- Women who were fed soy-based formula milk when they were babies have an increased risk of suffering from severe pain during their menstrual bleeds, according to the latest study to investigate the link.
08 Nov 2018
--- General statements concerning human health and nutrition are being swept aside to make room for more personalized considerations, advice and approaches. Lifestyle, age and gender are all differentiations that can spawn... Read More
08 Oct 2018
--- The benefits of Russian tarragon and bitter melon supplements may be sex-dependent, according to a study that identified that Russian tarragon supplements may lead healthy women to gain weight. The study's findings are... Read More
03 Oct 2018
--- Like the gut, the breast gland has a microbiome, and it too can be affected by diet, according to new research by scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine. According to the researchers, shifting the breast microbiome... Read More
25 Sep 2018
--- Ocean Spray is unleashing the unique health benefits of the cranberry in a soft chew form with their new Cranberry +health Cranberry Supplements, which is just being launched in the US. The healthy goodness of the cranberry... Read More
24 Sep 2018
--- A new report by Cancer Research UK has put forward that obesity will overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer among UK women in 25 years’ time. According to the report, by 2035, 10 percent of cancers... Read More
24 Sep 2018
--- With proper nutritional guidance and technological tools, it is safe and feasible to restrict weight gain in obese pregnant women, a Northwestern Medicine study has found. The “novel” study, coined MOMFIT... Read More
20 Sep 2018
--- A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk of their child developing Type 1 diabetes, a study published in The BMJ suggests.
13 Aug 2018
--- The micronutrient intake of women in their childbearing years, as well as young people in general, fall short in key micronutrients such as magnesium and selenium. UK researchers note that improvements in dietary quality are... Read More
08 Aug 2018
--- Osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain are serious health concerns for postmenopausal women. Researchers from the University of Missouri now have discovered through a new animal study that soy protein... Read More
01 Aug 2018
--- Gender roles are undoubtedly shifting, with recent headlines being heavy on gender-neutral rhetoric. But what effect does this have on the nutritional foods space, where consumers drive NPD and marketing as much as in any... Read More