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14 Jan 2022
--- In its latest partnership, deep tech business Eagle Genomics is teaming up with the UK-based Quadram Institute to investigate the microbiome and its role in diet and disease. This research is aimed at developing and refining... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- A clinical trial has found that a probiotic formulation from AB-Biotics, part of the Kaneka Group, exhibits “significant” positive effects in COVID-19 outpatients – possibly by influencing the gut-lung axis... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- With more than half a million global consumers set to participate in Veganuary, UK researchers are warning of a “quiet epidemic” of vitamin B12 deficiency, which is common in people following plant-based diets.... Read More
13 Dec 2021
--- New Zealand-based Comvita has launched a NZ$1.3 million (US$880,000) clinical trial to understand the effects of manuka honey on digestive health. The program is supported by the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) Ko Ngā Kai Whai... Read More
07 Dec 2021
--- Many people with deficient vitamin D intake have an increased risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) compared to individuals with normal vitamin D levels.
08 Nov 2021
--- An amino acid combination called Amino LP7 can hinder the development of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. This is according to a study conducted by the National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology in... Read More
02 Nov 2021
--- A new study review suggests zinc supplementation may reduce the risk, duration and severity of respiratory illness, including coughing, congestion, colds, flu, pneumonia, SARS-CoV-2 infections and recovery from stroke.... Read More
28 Oct 2021
--- Green tea is commonly viewed as healthy, and its consumption is often linked to a longer life, supposedly due to its high level of antioxidants. However, excessive consumption of green tea extracts or concentrates may cause... Read More
21 Oct 2021
--- A restricted caloric diet reduces the availability of fatty acids needed to develop tumors, thus decreasing cancerous growth. This is according to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who examined... Read More
14 Oct 2021
--- People who eat mushrooms have lower odds of having depression, according to US researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The study highlights the potential clinical and public health importance of mushroom consumption... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- US-based TSI Group’s GlucosaGreen product may benefit both gut and muscle health, according to a human clinical trial which points to potential healthy aging properties. Glucosa Green is a vegetarian glucosamine... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- Cricket protein may present a more sustainable alternative to whey protein for sports nutrition applications like muscle growth, according to a Protein Rebel study. It suggests cricket protein could be 50% more digestible... Read More
12 Oct 2021
--- The bulk of personalized nutrition growth will be in the segment of dynamic digital platforms where mass-market consumers can find information and motivation that fit their personal goals. This is according to a new position... Read More
11 Oct 2021
--- One in ten people in the UK will be living with diabetes by 2030, Diabetes UK has flagged, following new analysis that calls for government intervention. “If we don’t act today, hundreds of thousands more will... Read More
29 Sep 2021
--- Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) has developed a whey protein microgel that can help improve blood sugar control in individuals with Type 2 diabetes. NHSc has not released the microgel for the public yet, but it is set to... Read More
29 Sep 2021
--- Vitamin A nasal drops might help people regain their sense of smell after viral infections, including COVID-19. This is the hypothesis of UK researchers, who will embark on a two-year study to help improve the lives of... Read More
22 Sep 2021
--- Non-hormonal menopause supplements provider Equelle – part of Pharmavite – is spotlighting the “significant” lack of communication between women and their health care providers (HCPs) about menopause.... Read More
21 Sep 2021
--- Farlong Pharmaceutical’s ginseng supplement may have a positive influence on reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by improving blood pressure and HDL-C. This is according to a new triple-blind study, which also... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Levagen+ is a potential sleeping aid capable of reducing sleep onset time and improving cognition upon waking. Levagen+ is a palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) powder, which has been spotlighted as an alternative to CBD. The... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Researchers in South Korea are addressing how to boost the supply of ginsenosides, which is currently not meeting the high demand in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries. They point out that of the two types of... Read More