women's health

23 Apr 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, Probi showed “good growth” in its first-quarter financial report, while Verdure Sciences got its Longvida curcumin extract approved for sale in Brazil. Also, research revealed a... Read More
22 Apr 2021
--- Probi’s FerroSorb supplement concept improves the iron status of pregnant women, according to the results of a recent study. Based on the probiotic strain Lactiplantibacillus plantarum 299v (Lp299v), the product was... Read More
12 Apr 2021
--- Nestlé Research has linked a specific blend of myo-inositol (a type of sugar), probiotics, riboflavin, zinc and vitamins D, B6 and B12 to the decreased incidence of preterm birth when consumed before and during... Read More
12 Mar 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) announced the winners of its AHPA Awards, while Gencor had its herbal extract AGEprost approved for prostate health claims. Meanwhile, Aker... Read More
11 Mar 2021
--- Swedish probiotics company Probi is entering into a collaboration with La Trobe University in Australia to investigate the relationship between the gut microbiome and bone health. Supported by novel techniques, the... Read More
08 Mar 2021
--- The women’s health sector still faces challenges from overcoming gender stereotypes to educating consumers about probiotic strains. However, this space also holds major potential as the world faces a... Read More
05 Mar 2021
--- Personalized diets based on sex and age are key to optimizing mental health and well-being, according to a cross-sectional study conducted at Binghamton University, US. The research, now published in Nutrients, analyzed data... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Despite addressing demands as ancient as humanity, the women’s health space has never looked so modern. The sector is continuing to evolve in tune with busy lifestyles and a reframing of womanhood itself.
26 Feb 2021
--- In nutrition news this week, Glanbia’s performance nutrition unit revealed a decline in its 2020 revenue compared to last year, but says it is optimistic for the future. Evolva also reported a drop in earnings incurred... Read More
25 Feb 2021
--- Ferring, Rebiotix and MyBiotics have entered into a multi-year collaboration to develop live microbiota-based biotherapeutics to address bacterial vaginosis (BV). BV is a common vaginal infection among women of reproductive... Read More
25 Feb 2021
--- Breast milk may provide infant children with protection against toxins and pollutants, according to research that has uncovered a range of microbiome species never seen before in human milk. The study authors suggest... Read More
11 Feb 2021
--- The Functional Chocolate Company is marrying health benefits with indulgence in its first range of chocolates. The US-based newcomer says its four offerings address the most-cited conditions that impact women: PMS,... Read More
05 Feb 2021
--- This week in nutrition news, Hofseth Biocare released its quarterly financial report. Meanwhile, Nexira announced its products will be distributed throughout Canada by Quadra as of April this year. Also, researchers... Read More
21 Jan 2021
--- The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is not on track to achieve the UN’s 2030 targets of ending hunger. A new report by four specialized UN agencies outlines how nutritious food affordability is crucial to ensure food... Read More
19 Jan 2021
--- Women’s health is viewed as one of the fastest-growing categories in the probiotics space and yet remains a widely “overlooked” market. However, Chr. Hansen aims to fortify its position in this sector... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Biotech company Cambridge Diagnostic Imaging (CaDi) is releasing Lycovary Daily, a supplement that boosts tissue oxygenation and respiration in the ovaries to combat common hormonal health problems in women.Lycovery is a... Read More
16 Dec 2020
--- Global governments and health advocates have committed over US$3 billion to address the unrelenting global hunger and nutrition crisis. The investors, which include the Pakistani and Canadian governments, UNICEF, The World... Read More
08 Dec 2020
--- Protein has a historical association with muscle building and weight management, but it is branching out to encompass other health and wellness benchmarks such as immunity and cognitive support. NutritionInsight speaks to... Read More
07 Dec 2020
--- New evidence-based guidance for managing iron deficiency has been published in a review in The Lancet. Australian and European researchers have released the information to encourage best practices for clinicians to diagnose... Read More
27 Nov 2020
--- Unilever has agreed to acquire SmartyPants Vitamins, a US-based supplement company. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed and the acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.