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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...

2011-06-03 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Recently, Ausnutria Dairy Corporation Ltd (China) announced the M&A with Hyproca Dairy Group Corporate (Holland) and acquired a 51% share of Hyproca's stock. This will make Ausnutria the controlling stockholder of this Dutch dairy corporation with more than 110 years of history. Ausnutria extends its international industry chain to further create its own R&D base in the Netherlands which has a very long dairy history. This will help...

2011-06-02 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 2, 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 fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2011 on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:00 am...

2011-05-26 06:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gerber Products Company, a part of the Nestle family, announced that Gerber® Good Start® milk-based formulas are the first and only infant formulas that meet the criteria for a qualified health claim. Specifically, the FDA concluded that current scientific evidence is appropriate for consideration of a qualified health claim relating to a reduced risk of atopic dermatitis. (Logo:...

2011-05-20 18:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding SimplyThick to infants born before 37 weeks may cause a life-threatening condition called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) FDA is aware of 15 cases of NEC, including two deaths, involving premature infants who were fed SimplyThick mixed with mothers' breast milk or infant formula products to help manage swallowing difficulties. Find out more about NEC and FDA's...

2011-05-20 17:23:00

The thickening product may cause necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a life-threatening condition WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Fast Facts FDA is warning parents, caregivers and health care providers not to feed SimplyThick, a thickening agent for management of swallowing disorders, to infants born before 37 weeks. The product may...

2011-05-18 14:23:32

Researchers at the University of Granada have found that goat milk has nutritional characteristics beneficial to health. They have determined that goat milk has many nutrients that make it similar to human milk The research group AGR 206 at the University of Granada Department of Physiology and Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology "Jose Matáix", coordinated by professor Margarita Sánchez Campos, have proven that goat milk has nutritional characteristics beneficial to health....

2011-05-13 07:00:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, May 13, 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 Oppenheimer 5th Annual China Dragon Conference, to be held May 17-19, 2011 at Oppenheimer's offices located at 300 Madison Avenue...

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2011-05-10 10:15:00

Breastfeeding babies for four months or more can contribute to fewer behavior problems developed in early childhood than those who are formula-fed, according to findings published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. Well-known health benefits such as lower rates of infections in babies and reduced risk of breast cancer in mothers have also been associated with breastfeeding. In addition, recent studies have suggested that breastfed babies tend to have higher IQ scores, fewer...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.