All news articles for September 2022

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Just 6% of sport science research focuses on female athletes

By Nikki Hancocks

With only 6% of sport science research concentrating specifically on women, the gaps in knowledge in this field are somewhat gapig, but interest in this area is picking up quickly and the discoveries so far offer huge potential for improving women’s performance...

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September Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

From gut-brain axis to heart health to hydration, there's a new product suited for a variety of lifestyles this fall.

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NICE recommends faecal transplant for bowel infections

By Nikki Hancocks

Hundreds of people with recurrent bowel infections could be treated with gut bacteria taken from a healthy donor’s poo, according to experts at The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

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Opportunities to integrate tech advances into sport science

By Nikki Hancocks

Advances in technology can be better integrated into the world of sport science through 'big data' sharing, field-based physiological measures, and more personalised prescriptions, according to a new paper that will be presented at the upcoming...

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Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

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Egg powder may be the next supplement to take on malnutrition

By Danielle Masterson

New research suggests egg powder may be the key to tackling malnutrition in developing countries. Because eggs are not widely available in areas impacted by malnutrition, researchers point to egg powder as an inexpensive and convenient alternative.

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The pursuit of gender equality in mentoring

By Danielle Masterson

New research found gender inequities in mentoring may disproportionately affect women researchers. We tapped several nutrition and health researchers to see how their experiences compared to new findings that examine these disparities.

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Specific HMOs linked to infant brain development: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Individual human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may play critical roles in the maturation of gray matter in an infant brain, showing that inclusion of specific HMOs in infant formula could be beneficial, says a new study.

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) was first discovered in 1957 as a component in egg yolk.   Image © MarkgrafAve / Getty Images

PEA may improve outcomes for Covid-19: Study

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) may reduce inflammation and optimise immune responses to infectious conditions such as Covid-19, according to researchers in the USA.

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