women's health

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
11 Jul 2019
--- Natural ingredients manufacturer Natreon’s patented shilajit extract has been found to improve the skin’s microperfusion in healthy adult women. This is according to a Natreon-endorsed clinical trial which also... Read More
08 Jul 2019
--- Global malnutrition is inarguably a pressing issue, yet its burdens on the collective society do not fall evenly, whether geographically or demographically. At present, many food systems are poorly equipped to offer... Read More
04 Jul 2019
--- The body’s largest organ, the skin, is one that requires much nourishment and care. Ageless skin is coveted and has been an ongoing target area for the skincare industry. Even though science has long flagged the... Read More
02 Jul 2019
--- Infants and young children with low levels of vitamin D may be at greater risk of high blood pressure later in childhood, according to a new study from the Boston Medical Center, US. The study, published in the American... Read More
21 Jun 2019
--- Microbial biotechnology, health, and nutrition expert DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) has released a probiotic formula touted as delivering mood, vaginal and immune health benefits for women during pregnancy and... Read More
19 Jun 2019
--- A probiotic concept containing Lactobacillus plantarum 299v and a mix of vitamin C, folic acid and iron, Probi FerroSorb, has been found to improve the iron status of pregnant women significantly. Iron deficiency is the most... Read More
14 Jun 2019
--- Nestlé has launched a probiotic solution for lactating mothers, to help them reduce the risk of breast pain and mastitis – a painful inflammatory condition of the breast – during breastfeeding. MATERNA... Read More
13 Jun 2019
--- A 12-week consultation on proposals has begun to explore what kinds of products should be included in the UK government's proposals to add folic acid to flour in a bid to reduce neural tube defects (NTD). Ministers... Read More
06 Jun 2019
--- Oral supplementation with Peptan collagen peptides may significantly contribute to improving the overall appearance of skin and hair in an ethnically diverse population. This is according to a study conducted by Rousselot... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to consumers about concerns regarding the safety of vinpocetine, an ingredient often marketed for cognitive sharpness. Specifically, the agency is voicing... Read More
31 May 2019
--- Personalized products and treatments are the future. According to industry experts, the proliferation of NPD across the personalized nutrition segment means that consumers and manufacturers alike are engaging with the... Read More
21 May 2019
--- Researchers have investigated the impact that Body Mass Index (BMI), exercise and consumption of soy food have on bone fracture rates among breast cancer survivors. A decade-long study found that higher soy intake was... Read More
13 May 2019
--- A high-fat diet may contribute to the impairment of the gut barrier during pregnancy, which can lead to metabolic shifts and impede fetal development, according to a new mouse study published in The Journal of Physiology.... Read More
09 May 2019
--- Three UN agencies have launched an initiative that seeks to empower rural women and men through improved food security and better nutrition. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund For... Read More
08 May 2019
--- Obese women are at a higher likelihood of developing triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) – an aggressive type of breast cancer that is particularly difficult to treat. This is according to a University of Chicago... Read More
02 May 2019
--- Daily supplementation of folic acid may reduce the risk of gestational or pregnancy-related diabetes, according to a new US National Institutes of Health (NIH) endorsed study. Published in Diabetes Care, the research... Read More
02 May 2019
--- Cranberry oligosaccharides can keep the bacteria responsible for urinary tract infections (UTIs) from adhering to the cells lining the urinary tract, according to a new study published in American Chemical Society’s... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
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