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2011-07-19 12:38:11

Randomized trial comparing hand expression with breast pumping for mothers of term newborns feeding poorly Expressing breast milk by hand in the first days after birth is better for boosting breastfeeding rates among poorly feeding newborns than the use of a breast pump, indicates a small study published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Currently, either method may be recommended for newborns who latch or suck poorly to encourage them to breastfeed, say the authors. They base...

2011-07-18 19:30:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, July 18, 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 participation in the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (the "863 Program"). Mr. Leng You Bin, the Company's Chairman...

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2011-06-10 05:50:00

A team of scientists at China's Agricultural University has genetically modified dairy cows to produce human breast milk, and hope to sell it in supermarkets within three years, SkyNews in Britain reported. The scientists genetically engineered 300 dairy cows to produce milk that contains nutrients such as lysozyme, a bacteria-fighting material that improves infants' immune systems early in life, found in human breast milk. The researchers introduced genes that express these human milk...

2011-06-02 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYUT), a leading infant formula company in China and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today announced that it plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2011 on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:00 am...

2011-05-24 07:00:00

VISTA, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygeia is proud to announce that the EnJoye(TM) LBI breastpump has been awarded the PTPA Winner's Seal of Approval. PTPA Media has North America's largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 40,000 parents. The Hygeia EnJoye(TM) LBI, a professional-grade breastpump designed for long-term and frequent pumping, was selected among many entries from across North America competing to earn the PTPA(TM) Seal. The EnJoye(TM) LBI features...

2011-05-20 17:23:00

The thickening product may cause necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a life-threatening condition WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Fast Facts FDA is warning parents, caregivers and health care providers not to feed SimplyThick, a thickening agent for management of swallowing disorders, to infants born before 37 weeks. The product may...

2011-05-18 14:23:32

Researchers at the University of Granada have found that goat milk has nutritional characteristics beneficial to health. They have determined that goat milk has many nutrients that make it similar to human milk The research group AGR 206 at the University of Granada Department of Physiology and Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology "Jose Matáix", coordinated by professor Margarita Sánchez Campos, have proven that goat milk has nutritional characteristics beneficial to health....

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2011-05-10 10:15:00

Breastfeeding babies for four months or more can contribute to fewer behavior problems developed in early childhood than those who are formula-fed, according to findings published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. Well-known health benefits such as lower rates of infections in babies and reduced risk of breast cancer in mothers have also been associated with breastfeeding. In addition, recent studies have suggested that breastfed babies tend to have higher IQ scores, fewer...

2011-05-03 07:29:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic programming effect. Metabolic programming is the concept that differences in nutritional experiences at critical periods early in life. It can program a person's metabolism and health for the future. In this study, researchers compared growth, body composition and blood pressure in three groups of healthy, full-term newborns. One...

2011-05-02 18:50:38

Growth, hormonal profiles differ between breastfed, formula-fed infants Nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic programming effect, according to a study to be presented Monday, May 2, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver. Metabolic programming is the concept that differences in nutritional experiences at critical periods early in life can program a person's...


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