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2011-01-17 10:06:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Current guidelines suggest that mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the first six months of their babies' lives. However, in a new article, British researchers question whether this recommendation is really beneficial for babies. The authors analyzed and reviewed current evidence and say it is time to reappraise the recommendation. Lead study author Dr. Mary Fewtrell, a consultant pediatrician at the UCL Institute of Child Health in London, says while breastfeeding...

2011-01-07 09:20:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa will present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 10, at 11:00 AM (PST) at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA. The presentation will be webcast on the following link: http://jpmorgan.metameetings.com/webcasts/healthcare11/directlink?ticker=PRGO Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier...

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2010-12-27 08:25:51

Differential effects on weight gain New findings from the Monell Center reveal that weight gain of formula-fed infants is influenced by the type of formula the infant is consuming. The findings have implications related to the infant's risk for the development of obesity, diabetes and other diseases later in life. "Events early in life have long-term consequences on health and one of the most significant influences is early growth rate," said study lead author Julie Mennella, Ph.D., a...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Rodobo International, Inc. ("Rodobo", or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: RDBO), a fast growing producer and distributor of high-quality formula milk powder for infants, children, the middle aged and the elderly, announced today that an earnings conference call has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time. The purpose of the call is to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and full year 2010...

2010-12-13 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published University of Nevada study indicates that both breast milk and infant formula should be protected from the air to reduce the impact of oxidation on essential nutrients, including vitamins A and E. An earlier phase of the study showed similar impacts on Vitamin C. The study, "Decreasing retinol and [alpha]-tocopherol concentrations in human milk and infant formula using varied bottle systems," has been published in the...

2010-11-30 08:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that it intends to release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 financial results on December 8, 2010, at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Following the release, the company will host a conference call and webcast at 4:45 p.m. to discuss the results with investors. All interested parties may listen to the call live via webcast by visiting Martek's web site at...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 10, 2010 /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 Citi's HK/China Mini Conference to be held November 22-23, 2010 at the Island Shangri-La Hotel, Hong Kong. Management is currently scheduled to meet with institutional investors throughout the...

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2010-11-10 06:35:00

A new study has found that women who breastfeed their newborns appear to get as much sleep as women who rely on bottles or a combination of both methods of feedings. The results represent "good information to be able to tell women, (that) not breastfeeding is not going to help you get better sleep"¦ and the benefits (of breastfeeding) for both mom and baby are tremendous," study author Dr. Hawley Montgomery-Downs of West Virginia University told Reuters Health. Research has shown...

2010-11-10 03:30:00

MADISON, N.J., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Newly published findings indicate that infants fed a lower protein infant formula developed by Pfizer Nutrition gained weight at a similar rate to those who were breastfed,(1) according to a study published online today in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Pfizer Nutrition has always recognized that breast milk is the best source of infant nutrition. The study established that infants fed a new, lower-protein infant formula...

2010-11-03 15:05:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that it will be presenting at the 2010 Citi Small / Mid Cap Conference being held on November 16-17, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Steve Dubin, Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to present on Tuesday, November 16 at 10:15 a.m. Pacific Time (1:15 p.m. Eastern Time). A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at:...