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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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2011-05-05 09:40:00

Is bottle-feeding your child preparing them for obesity? Researchers may be coming to that conclusion. In a paper published in the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed existing data on 6,750 American children born in 2001 to study the correlation between prolonged bottle use and obesity. Rachel Gooze, from the Center for Obesity Research and Education at Temple University in Philadelphia, explained to The Telegraph: "A 24 month-old girl of average weight and height who is put to bed...

2011-05-03 07:29:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic programming effect. Metabolic programming is the concept that differences in nutritional experiences at critical periods early in life. It can program a person's metabolism and health for the future. In this study, researchers compared growth, body composition and blood pressure in three groups of healthy, full-term newborns. One...

2011-05-02 18:50:38

Growth, hormonal profiles differ between breastfed, formula-fed infants Nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic programming effect, according to a study to be presented Monday, May 2, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver. Metabolic programming is the concept that differences in nutritional experiences at critical periods early in life can program a person's...

2011-05-02 14:07:06

News tips from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, April 30-May 3, Denver, Colo. Extremely premature babies fed human donor milk are less likely to develop the dangerous intestinal condition necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) than babies fed a standard premature infant formula derived from cow's milk, according to research by investigators at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere. Only one of the 29 infants who received human milk developed NEC and it...

2011-04-28 07:30:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, April 28, 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 that the Company paid $16.1 million to Sequoia Capital China Growth Fund I, L.P. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, "Sequoia") in redemption of...

2011-04-21 09:15:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the fourth Circuit has affirmed an earlier decision that Mead Johnson had engaged in false advertising resulting in an injunction prohibiting Mead Johnson from making similar claims and awarding damages in favor of PBM. Perrigo's Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa concluded, "We are pleased that the Appeals Court affirmed the District Court's...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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