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Almost 3 Out Of 4 Common Medicines Found To Contain Animal Derived Products
2014-02-05 12:12:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dr Kinesh Patel and Dr Kate Tatham say most medications prescribed in primary care contain animal derived products and it is unclear whether they are suitable for vegetarians. They call for improved labeling, similar to those on food, to help inform doctors, pharmacists and patients about the content of medicines. And they stress that concerned patients should not stop taking their medication without consulting their doctor first. Specific dietary...

2013-06-07 23:02:55

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Gelatin Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018” is now available for pre-order. To browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/gelatin-market.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Gelatin is a colorless, brittle, and solid substance derived from animal products and is experiencing steady growth over the last decade owing to its wide...

2012-01-24 01:00:00

Protica has launched a new product designed to be a healthy alternative to traditional desserts. Protein Gem® is a gelatin snack that is shelf-stable and available in six fruity flavors. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Protica has launched a new product designed to be a healthy alternative to traditional desserts. Protein Gem® is a gelatin snack that is shelf-stable and available in six fruity flavors. Each six-ounce cup of Protein Gem contains 25 grams of protein, one...

2012-01-08 11:00:00

BioBev LLC and Europa Sports Products announced the worldwide debut of the Sunkist® brand protein shot. Sunkist Protein shots feature the original, proven protein formula from Protica Inc. and will be available exclusively from Europa Sports Products. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 BioBev LLC and Europa Sports Products announced the worldwide debut of the Sunkist brand protein shot. Sunkist Protein shots feature the original, proven protein formula from Protica Inc. and will be...

2011-12-16 17:00:00

As the feather extension craze peaks this Christmas, Air Feathers finally offers it's cruelty free, no kill professional products to the public in the hopes of keeping more birds from being slaughtered. As the demand for feathers in a DIY kit increases, so does the danger to the public from unclean sources. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 From the beginning, Air Feathers was a company that held fast to the standard that it's products were for Salon Professionals only. "With other...

2011-12-09 11:00:00

During the five years to 2016, IBISWorld, the nationâs largest publisher of industry research, forecasts that the Veterinary Services industry will benefit from increasing pet ownership, escalating demand for animal products and favorable legislation. These factors will contribute to revenue growing 3.8% per year on average to $35.4 billion, which includes growth of 2.9% in 2012. The growth in demand for veterinary services through 2016 will primarily be driven by demand for...

Image 1 - Fossil Feathers Reveal Lineage Of Extinct, Flightless Ibis
2011-11-23 04:07:43

A remarkable first occurred recently at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History when ornithologists Carla Dove and Storrs Olson used 700- to 1,100-year-old feathers from a long extinct species of Hawaiian ibis to help determine the bird's place in the ibis family tree. The feathers are the only known plumage of any of the prehistorically extinct birds that once inhabited the Hawaiian Islands. Discovered with a nearly complete skeleton, the feathers retained enough microscopic...

Image 1 - Study Sheds Light On 'Story of Feather Evolution'
2011-09-15 13:30:27

  Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered Cretaceous-era feathers trapped in tree resin in western Canada--fossils which may tell "the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen," according to BBC News reports. A total of 11 fragments were discovered by paleontology graduate student Ryan McKellar, according to the British news agency, which reportedly show the progression from "hair-like 'filaments' to doubly-branched feathers of modern birds."...

Human Gelatin Could Be Used As Ingredient In Future Treats
2011-09-06 12:30:17

  Human-derived gelatin could be included as a main ingredient in future diets, reports Andrew Marszal from The Telegraph. According to a new study by scientists from the Beijing University of Chemical Technology, a new technique for making gelatin from human DNA is attracting "increasing interest from research and industrial circle." The researchers revealed that successful experiments had been carried out in which human genes were inserted into a strain of yeast to "grow"...

2011-09-04 16:00:00

Air Feathers Eco-Chic Boutique, home of the Fairie Feather opens it's doors to the public and it's website to the salon professional this week with a Grand Opening on Fashion's Night Out to benefit The Reeve Foundation. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2011 Air Feathers, and it's creator Airie McCready, are rapidly becoming known as the place and the person to get feather extensions on the cutting edge. Rather than go with the trend of fishing feathers, McCready researched and brought...