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2011-03-03 01:17:12

Giving breastfeeding infants of HIV-infected mothers a daily dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for six months halved the risk of HIV transmission to the infants at age 6 months compared with giving infants the drug daily for six weeks, according to preliminary clinical trial data presented today. The longer nevirapine regimen achieved a 75 percent reduction in HIV transmission risk through breast milk for the infants of HIV-infected mothers with higher T-cell counts who had not yet...

2011-02-28 06:00:00

HARBIN, China, Feb. 28, 2011 /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, has been orally informed that its operating subsidiary in PRC, Harbin Rodobo Dairy Co., Ltd ("Harbin Rodobo"), has passed its on-the-spot inspection performed by the Heilongjiang Bureau of Quality and Technical...

2011-02-17 16:19:54

A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm mother's milk contains lower concentrations of coenzyme Q10, which  is a complex of great medical importance. To the purpose of this research, scientists took a sample of 30 nursing mothers, of which 15 had completed their gestation and 15 were preterm mothers A study conducted at the University of Granada and at the University Hospital San Cecilio revealed that preterm...

2011-01-28 08:30:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 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 has renewed its manufacturing license for its primary production facility with the Shandong Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision. The Company is the first domestic infant formula producer to complete...

2011-01-26 15:01:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 26, 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 third quarter of fiscal year 2011 on Thursday, February 3, 2011 after market close. The Company will hold a conference call on Friday, February 4, 2011 at 8:00 am Eastern...

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...


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