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2011-02-17 16:19:54

A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm mother's milk contains lower concentrations of coenzyme Q10, which  is a complex of great medical importance. To the purpose of this research, scientists took a sample of 30 nursing mothers, of which 15 had completed their gestation and 15 were preterm mothers A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm...

2011-01-28 08:30:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 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 has renewed its manufacturing license for its primary production facility with the Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision. The Company is the first domestic infant formula producer to complete...

2011-01-27 08:15:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of moms who choose to breastfeed and/or breastpump, Medela is launching a new application for the iPhone and iPod touch. iBreastfeed is free and available now through the iTunes App Store. iBreastfeed will give moms helpful information and practical advice throughout their breastfeeding experience. It also helps moms and caregivers manage babies' daily activities. The App's features include a locator to find local breastfeeding...

2011-01-26 15:01:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 26, 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 third quarter of fiscal year 2011 on Thursday, February 3, 2011 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8:00 am Eastern...

2011-01-21 16:07:23

The levels of environmental contaminants in a mother's body decrease during breast-feeding. After a year of lactation, the levels of a number of environmental contaminants in breast milk drop by 15 "“ 94 per cent, according to a recent study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. There has been little study into this topic previously. Breast milk is nutritionally the best food for infants and contains all the substances a child needs for optimal growth and development. However,...

2011-01-20 15:22:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently published a notice requesting commentary from the public regarding the recent amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and the WHD's preliminary interpretations of such amendment, that requires employers to provide reasonable break time and a place for nursing mothers to express breast milk for one year after the child's birth. The nursing mother break time...

2011-01-12 15:32:45

Most babies can reach out for and eat finger food by six to eight months, according to a study in the January issue of Maternal and Child Nutrition. However baby-led weaning - which advocates babies feeding themselves solid foods, rather than being spoon fed purees - could lead to nutritional problems for the small number of children who develop later than average. That is why UK researchers - led by child health specialist Professor Charlotte M Wright from the University of Glasgow, Scotland...

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2010-12-27 08:25:51

Differential effects on weight gain New findings from the Monell Center reveal that weight gain of formula-fed infants is influenced by the type of formula the infant is consuming. The findings have implications related to the infant's risk for the development of obesity, diabetes and other diseases later in life. "Events early in life have long-term consequences on health and one of the most significant influences is early growth rate," said study lead author Julie Mennella, Ph.D., a...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Rodobo International, Inc. ("Rodobo", or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: RDBO), a fast growing producer and distributor of high-quality formula milk powder for infants, children, the middle aged and the elderly, announced today that an earnings conference call has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time. The purpose of the call is to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and full year 2010...

2010-12-15 15:45:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today the award recipients from its November Virtual Human Milk (breastmilk) Collection Campaign in honor of the March of Dimes' National Prematurity Awareness Month. This year 4,750 participated in the campaign, voting for their preferred Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. In addition, the number of winning hospitals grew from only four last year to six in 2010. Each of the following hospitals will receive $5,000 in neonatal human...