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2012-10-01 23:00:15

Four rural hospitals to receive $7,500 each from MultiPlan New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 MultiPlan, Inc., the nation´s oldest and largest provider of independent PPO networks, today announced the recipients of its 2012 Rural Health Outreach Grant Program. The company revised the program for 2012, which historically awarded ten grants of $3,000 each. This year, four grant recipients were selected from 139 applications and represent a diverse array of programs focused on...

2012-09-10 23:15:43

A University of Illinois microbial engineer has synthesized a sugar in human milk that is thought to protect babies from pathogens. That's important because 2FL, the shorthand scientists use to describe this human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), has not been added to infant formula because HMOs are incredibly expensive. "We know these oligosaccharides play a vital role in developing a breast-fed baby's gut microbiota and in strengthening their immunity. 2FL (2-fucosyllactose) is the most...

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