women's health

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
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