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2010-07-13 08:00:00

FEICHENG, China, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods, and cosmetics, today announced it has completed the installation and will begin production on its new ethyl cellulose ("EC") production line for the pharmaceutical markets in China and...

2010-07-07 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo, July 18-20 in Chicago, Cargill will demonstrate how food manufacturers can take products that support good digestive health beyond the yogurt case. Specifically, Cargill will showcase a simple pureed soup that incorporates a natural, soluble dietary fiber source, Oliggo-Fiber® inulin. This ingredient is a prebiotic fiber that helps promote digestive health by stimulating the...

2010-06-25 13:30:35

We are what we eat, but who are "we"? New, high-powered genomic analytical techniques have established that as many as 1,000 different single-celled species coexist in relative harmony in every healthy human gut. "For each human cell in your body there are 10 microbial cells, most of them living in the gut and helping us digest things we can't digest on our own," said Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. "In...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

FEICHENG, China, June 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer and distributor of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods and beverages and cosmetics, today announced that through the first five months of 2010 it has increased its customer base by 20% through an aggressive pricing promotion for...

2010-06-15 16:13:42

Blocking hormone lowers sensitivity to sugar, opening door for food additives or drugs A hormone that helps to regulate blood sugar levels may also influence a person's sensitivity to sweet-tasting foods, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. They found that blocking the tongue's ability to respond to the hormone known as glucagon decreases the taste system's sensitivity to sweetness. That is, changing the actions of the hormone glucagon...

2010-06-02 12:00:00

FEICHENG, China, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai," "TaiAn" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer and distributor of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods and beverages and cosmetics, today announced it has retained HC International, Inc. ("HC International") as its strategic investor relations advisor. HC International will...

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2010-05-26 13:04:59

In a paper in the journal Genetics, a research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute reports that yeast produce a hormone previously known to be made by plants, and that the hormone can trigger fungal cells to become more infectious In their ongoing studies of how yeast (fungi) can infect a host and cause disease, a research team at the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has made an unexpected discovery. They found that yeast produce a hormone...

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2010-03-24 07:29:16

The plant that gave the world tequila contains a substance that seems ideal for use in a new genre of processed foods -- so-called "functional foods" -- with health benefits over and above serving as a source of nutrients, scientists reported yesterday at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Foods spiked with "fructans" from the agave plant may help protect against osteoporosis by boosting the body's absorption of calcium and could have other health benefits,...

2010-02-03 13:02:18

Cancer study yields results A researcher at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science is investigating the potential use of non-pathogenic baker's yeast as a promising, natural therapy for cancer. Dr. Mamdooh Ghoneum presented his findings Tuesday, Feb. 2 at a special conference on "Cell Death Mechanism," sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) at the Omni San Diego Hotel in San Diego. "The central focus of the meeting is cell death regulation and how to mine...

2010-02-01 07:19:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While North America maintains a leadership position in antifreeze and coolants used for consumer and commercial applications, Asia-Pacific takes the lead for the factory-fill business. According to data from the Antifreeze and Coolants 2009: A Hot Opportunity or Cold Comfort? report conducted by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company, over half of the antifreeze and coolants sold to automotive original equipment manufacturers...


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