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2009-01-12 01:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotica Technology Limited, a privately-held biotechnology company, announces a significant Collaboration and License Agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to discover, develop and commercialise novel erythromycin-based macrolides in inflammatory diseases. In a three year research collaboration, Biotica will use its bioengineering technology to produce compounds that are not readily accessible via conventional medicinal chemistry approaches....

2009-01-08 08:00:00

-Kid-Friendly, Nutritionally Complete Drink with First-Ever Immune- Strengthening Probiotic Straw Hits Store Shelves- MINNETONKA, Minn., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, parents have a new way of providing their children with optimal nutrition and protective benefits with the launch of BOOST(R) Kid Essentials Nutritionally Complete Drink. BOOST Kid Essentials Drink--an innovative product developed by Nestle HealthCare Nutrition--is the only nutritionally complete drink that gives kids ages 1...

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2008-09-29 09:30:00

British confectionery giant Cadbury has been affected by the Chinese tainted milk scandal, withdrawing 11 chocolate products made in Beijing, the company says. Officials say they have withdrawn Cadbury Eclairs and bulk packages of its Dairy Milk after tests for the chemical additive melamine had raised concerns, The Times of London reported Monday. Candies sold in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Australia have also been removed from shelves as a precautionary step. In a statement issued in Hong Kong,...

2008-09-19 06:00:29

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2d42e6/united_states_phar) has announced the addition of the "United States Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2008" report to their offering. Our United States Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on United States' pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry. The US should witness solid growth over the forecast period despite fears that the country may...

2008-08-22 15:00:38

CHICAGO (AP)-- Repairs to drought-stricken flower beds and sales of freezers designed to hold bought-in-bulk food helped Lowe's Cos. Inc. post a better-than-expected second-quarter profit. But the nation's faltering economy and sluggish housing industry still sent profit at the nation's second-largest home improvement chain down nearly 8 percent. For the three months ending Aug. 1, results were boosted in part by consumers who undertook small outdoor gardening projects -- repairing...

2008-08-17 12:00:34

I don't think anybody would accuse me of being health conscious. Like most people in the newspaper industry, I'm not usually seen gnashing on veggie burgers or substituting lunch with a fruit smoothie. We journalists drink, smoke, eat a lot of take-out and the only exercise we get is chasing down our sources until they outrun us. Which is why I raised a lazy brow when Rancho Cucamonga asked me to help make and create a Healthy RC smoothie, a new drink that Robeks, 8160 Haven Ave., is...

2008-08-13 09:01:16

Attune Foods has introduced two new chocolate granola bars to its line of daily wellness products. The introduction of Chewy Chocolate and Peanut Butter & Chocolate brings the Attune lineup to 10 flavors, six granola and four chocolate, the company said. According to Attune, its bars are packed with probiotics to support digestive health and boost immunity as well as promoting optimal health and wellness. Rob Hurlbut, CEO of Attune Foods, said: "With 70% of the immune system residing...

2008-06-27 09:02:19

By Barry Nelson 1. Nature's alternative to Botox Strawberries are your skin's best friend, packed full of anti-ageing antioxidants. Not only do the nutrients improve circulation to the skin which results in a youthful and attractive glow, they protect against sun damage, one of the major culprits for premature ageing of the skin. 2. Burn fat and lose weight Strawberries are one of the top fat- burning foods. If you want to lose weight, ensure that berries are part of your daily diet. A...

2008-06-18 18:00:08

BRITISH strawberry season is upon us. But did you know the fruit is as healthy as it is tasty? Here are our top 10 reasons to stock up on strawberries: 1. They are nature's alternative to Botox. Strawberries are your skin's best friend, packed full of anti- ageing antioxidants. Not only do the nutrients improve circulation to the skin, which results in a youthful and attractive glow, they protect against sun damage. 2. They help burn fat. If you want to lose weight ensure berries...

2008-06-17 06:00:27

By Jane Bradley A COMPANY which produces luxury chocolate has secured a GBP 1 million investment package which it expects will treble the size of its operations by the end of the year. Kshocolt, which sells its products in 6,000 stores worldwide, aims to grow retail sales by 300 per cent to GBP 4 million in 2008 at the same time as it moves into a new warehouse and office facility ten times the size of its current premises. The funding facility for the Glasgow-headquartered company...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.