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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...

2011-05-02 14:07:06

News tips from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, April 30-May 3, Denver, Colo. Extremely premature babies fed human donor milk are less likely to develop the dangerous intestinal condition necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) than babies fed a standard premature infant formula derived from cow's milk, according to research by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere. Only one of the 29 infants who received human milk developed NEC and it...

2011-04-28 07:30:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, April 28, 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 paid $16.1 million to Sequoia Capital China Growth Fund I, L.P. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, "Sequoia") in redemption of...

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help employers establish workplace lactation programs, comply with new provisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act passed into law with health care reform and to help employers adopt management strategies for 21st century success. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Corporate Voices for Working Families has published an updated version of its workplace lactation toolkit to help...

2011-04-20 21:02:53

A new study from the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry finds that mothers who feed their babies breast milk exclusively, as opposed to formula, are more likely to bond emotionally with their child during the first few months after delivery. The breastfeeding mothers surveyed for the study showed greater responses to their infant's cry in brain regions related to caregiving behavior and empathy than mothers who relied upon formula as the baby's main food source. This is the first...

2011-04-15 00:00:30

Discuss current best practices to ensure progress in reducing the number of cargo thefts by enhancing storage and in-transit security practices and providing a prompt and effective response when a cargo theft occurs. Horsham, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 DIA and FDA will host Best Practices for the Prevention of Cargo and Warehouse Theft of FDA Regulated Medical Products and Infant Formula on May 13 in Rockville, MD. Cargo and warehouse theft of FDA-regulated products, including...

2011-04-06 07:50:25

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk, according to a new study. This screening method has the potential to provide a personalized assessment of breast cancer risk, said lead researcher Kathleen F. Arcaro, Ph.D., associate professor of veterinary and animal sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Given that roughly 80 percent of women give birth, this screen could also cover a large percentage of the female...

2011-04-04 14:38:35

Breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk, according to preliminary study results presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held April 2-6. This screening method has the potential to provide a personalized assessment of breast cancer risk, said lead researcher Kathleen F. Arcaro, Ph.D., associate professor of veterinary and animal sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Given that roughly 80 percent of women give birth, this...

2011-03-31 09:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to providing nutrients and other health benefits for infants, breast milk is recommended. However, for those mothers who cannot or choose not to breastfeed, or those who supplement breastfeeding with infant formula, it is critical to the health of the baby that parents and caregivers properly follow safe preparation, handling and storage instructions for the baby's formula. See video from NAPNAP at:...

2011-03-31 00:00:00

"Churches all over the world are filled with images of Mary nursing baby Jesus, and yet we can't imagine letting our daughters learn how important breastfeeding is for our society? Americans have been duped into believing that breastfeeding is shameful," says Dennis Lewis, U.S. spokesperson for Berjuan Toys. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Controversy has exploded over the launch of the world's first breastfeeding doll, "The Breast Milk Baby" into the U.S. market. The doll lets young girls...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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