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2011-08-01 10:47:01

Seventy percent of eight-month-old babies have a salt (sodium chloride) intake higher than the recommended UK maximum level, due to being fed salty and processed foods like yeast extract, gravy, baked beans and tinned spaghetti. Many are also given cows' milk, which has higher levels of salt than breast or formula milk, as their main drink despite recommendations that it should not be used in this way until babies are at least one year old. High levels of salt can damage developing kidneys,...

2011-07-29 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., July 29, 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 first quarter of fiscal 2012 on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 after the market closes. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 8:00 am Eastern...

2011-07-25 11:51:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Another bonus for feeding your baby breast milk has been discovered through a new study. Feeding your baby on just breast milk for up to six months after birth can reduce their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood. Through questionnaires from over 5,000 children, the researchers learned if in the first 12 months after birth whether the children had ever been breastfed, when breastfeeding was stopped, and whether any other milk or solids were...

2011-07-18 19:30:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, July 18, 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 its participation in the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (the "863 Program"). Mr. Leng You Bin, the Company's Chairman...

2011-07-14 13:34:26

Despite the formula being recommended in public health guidelines set out by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, the new study, published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found there was no benefit in using hypoallergenic (partially hydrolysed whey) formula to prevent allergies in high-risk infants up to seven years of age, compared to a conventional cow's milk based formula. The trial, which is one the largest to test the effect of...

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...

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2011-06-10 05:50:00

A team of scientists at China's Agricultural University has genetically modified dairy cows to produce human breast milk, and hope to sell it in supermarkets within three years, SkyNews in Britain reported. The scientists genetically engineered 300 dairy cows to produce milk that contains nutrients such as lysozyme, a bacteria-fighting material that improves infants' immune systems early in life, found in human breast milk. The researchers introduced genes that express these human milk...

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2011-06-08 10:55:00

Physicians have recommended for many years that parents wait a few years before prents give babies cow's milk, nuts and other solid foods that are related to food allergies. However newer research in a Dutch study has failed to find evidence that doing so staves off allergies, Reuters is reporting. Over 7 percent of American adults, and even more kids, have asthma, causing millions of visits to emergency rooms and doctors' offices every year. The study, by Ilse Tromp of Erasmus University in...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 8, 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 the Company will attend Oppenheimer's 11th Annual Consumer Conference to be held June 28-29, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA. Management is scheduled to present from 2:10 - 2:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 28, 2011...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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