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2013-04-16 11:02:40

Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) finds new research in BioMed Central's open access journal Microbiome. Babies who later went on to develop NEC had a lower diversity of gut bacteria 4-9 days after birth, increased level of Firmicutes or Enterobacteriaceae, and lacked the Propionibacterium found in healthy babies. NEC is a common but devastating problem of premature babies - affecting about 10% of infants born at...

2011-07-01 00:07:20

Shrader & Associates, LLP has uncovered that the FDA is now sending letters to consumers that have purchased Simply Thick products. These letters are following FDA reports of premature infants developing necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) after being fed Simply Thick products. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 A series of SimplyThick® thickening gel products that were manufactured at Thermo Pac, LLC's food processing plant in Stone Mountain, Georgia were the subject of a voluntary...

2011-06-23 00:00:29

Shrader & Associates, LLP product liability attorneys urge any person using the SimplyThick product, whether in combination with breast milk or with infant formula, to contact their product recall hotline at 888-637-6236. Premature babies born before 37 weeks development are susceptible to necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) due to bacterial contamination at the Simply Thick, LLC Stone Mountain, Georgia manufacturing plant. More material on this product recall may be found at...

2011-06-13 00:00:29

Product safety attorneys at Shrader & Associates, LLP are urging any person who has used the SimplyThick product, whether in combination with infant formula or with breast milk, to contact their product recall hotline at 888-637-6236. Premature infants born prior to 37 weeks gestation are at risk of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) due to bacterial contamination at the Simply Thick, LLC Stone Mountain, Georgia processing plant. Nearly half of all babies diagnosed with necrotizing...

2011-02-11 09:30:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer of ViroPharma, will present at the Leerink Swann Hot Topics in Therapeutics Roundtable Conference at 2:40 P.M. ET on Thursday, February 17, 2011. The conference is being held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. ViroPharma's presentations will be webcast live for investors through www.viropharma.com and available for a period of 14...

2011-01-28 00:08:17

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified biomarkers of poor outcomes in preterm infants that may help identify new approaches to prevention. Ardythe Morrow, PhD, a researcher at the Cincinnati Children's Perinatal Institute, has identified a polymorphism "“ a variant in a particular DNA sequence "“ in a gene important to the development of the immune system. She found that this polymorphism raises the risk of bad outcomes in preterm infants,...

2011-01-05 11:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer of ViroPharma, will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at 6:00 P.M. ET (3:00 P.M. PT) on Wednesday, January 12, 2011. The conference is being held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. ViroPharma's presentations will be webcast live for investors through www.viropharma.com and available for a...

2010-11-24 10:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that William Roberts, vice president, corporate communications of ViroPharma, will present at the 22nd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at 12:30 P.M. ET on Wednesday, December 1, 2010. The conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel. Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer of ViroPharma, will present at the 2010 Deutsche Bank BioFest Conference at...

2010-09-29 11:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer of ViroPharma, will present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Healthcare Conference at 10:30 A.M. ET on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. The conference is being held at the Waldorf Hilton in London. ViroPharma's presentations will be webcast live for investors through www.viropharma.com and available for a period of 14 days following the...

2010-09-07 12:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that William Roberts, vice president, corporate communications of ViroPharma, will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2010 Healthcare Conference at 9:10 A.M. ET on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. The conference is being held at the Four Seasons in Boston. Vincent Milano, president and chief executive officer, of ViroPharma, will present at the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference...


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