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2011-10-18 11:24:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama named Sumita Pennathur, Ph.D., as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) on Sept. 26. The PECASE award is the highest national honor bestowed upon science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers. Pennathur, an assistant professor of medical engineering at University of California Santa Barbara, was one of the 94 recipients honored at an...

2011-09-30 07:00:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Feihe International, Inc. (NYSE: ADY; "Feihe International" or the "Company") (formerly known as American Dairy, Inc.), one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced that the Company has successfully closed the sale of its equity interests of two dairy farms. Mr. Leng You Bin, the Company's Chairman and Chief...

2011-09-26 07:27:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire Asia-FirstCall/ -- Feihe International, Inc. (NYSE: ADY; "Feihe International" or the "Company") (formerly known as American Dairy, Inc.), one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced its recent R&D achievements, including its participation in the Program of China's 12th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Developing healthy habits like drinking milk as a teen could have a long-term effect on a woman's risk for type 2 diabetes, according to new research in this month's issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.(1) Researchers found that milk-drinking teens, were also likely to be milk-drinking adults - a lifelong habit that was associated with a 43 percent lower risk for type 2 diabetes compared to non-milk drinkers. Diabetes affects more...

2011-09-08 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYUT) ("Synutra" or the "Company"), which owns subsidiaries in China that produce, market and sell nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ("Appellate Court") affirmed a previous ruling of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland ("District Court"). As announced in April 2010, the District...

2011-09-06 20:35:16

Doctors have been prescribing codeine for postpartum pain management for many years, and, until recently, it was considered safe to breastfeed while taking the opioid. But the death of an infant exposed to codeine through breast milk has many health care providers questioning the safety of the drug when used by breastfeeding mothers. Because of the potential risks, some doctors have begun the practice of prescribing oxycodone as an alternative to codeine; however, a new study soon to be...

2011-08-29 08:00:00

RHEINBREITBACH, Germany, August 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennewein Biotechnologie today announced that the company has signed a license agreement with Pfizer Nutrition to develop and market two Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs). Human Milk Oligosaccharides represent a major component of mother's milk, and provide short and long-term benefits to infants from birth onwards. Scientific research has shown that HMOs can significantly lower infants' risk of infection during...

2011-08-24 17:23:03

The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for 4 months or longer protects against childhood eczema The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for four months or longer protects against childhood eczema. The...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

I Want a Breast Pump dedicated to serving the needs of new mothers. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 I Want a Breast Pump, a specialty store catering to mothers interested in forgoing bottle feeding, is offering a special discount rate on the rental and purchase of personal breast pumps and accessories this month. The company is dedicated to providing breastfeeding mothers with hospital-grade, electric breast pumps at reasonable prices in the heart of the DUMBO area of Brooklyn, with...

2011-08-18 08:45:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking study available online in the Journal of Perinatology shows the addition of a unique pumping pattern can help mothers of premature infants pump nearly 75 percent more breast milk over the first 14 days after birth than mothers who did not use the pattern. Nearly 13 percent of all infants in the U.S. are born prematurely, and at risk for serious immaturity-related health problems. Research shows breast milk feedings lower the...