Dr. McFarlin's Research Featured by UH News.
HHP faculty Dr. Brian McFarlin will study marathon runners participating in the upcoming Austin Live Strong Marathon on Feb. 20. Commissioned by Biothera, an immune health company, the study hopes to evaluate the effectiveness of using a supplement to recover after a marathon.
Dr. Brian McFarlin
UH news featured Dr. McFarlin's research in an article on their website, below is an excerpt from the article:
"The stress that running a marathon places on the body makes the runner susceptible to upper respiratory illnesses, colds and flu," McFarlin said. "We want to know if there is a supplement runners can take to shore up their immune system following such a strenuous event."