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2014-09-15 20:21:56

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced today that the Board of Directors approved the granting of stock options to an officer and an advisor at the close of business on Friday, September 12, 2014. Options to acquire a total of 1,000,000 common shares of the Company were...

2014-09-10 16:26:00

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ("CVD") and overall health, announced today the publication of results of a prospective randomized controlled trial in the U.S. that evaluated the effects of VASCAZEN(®) in the correction of Omega-3 deficiency in patients with one or more risk factors associated...

2014-09-08 12:29:37

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ("CVD") and overall health, today announced the appointment of Prakash Gowd as the Company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gowd succeeds Eugene Bortoluzzi, who will remain Pivotal's Chief Executive Officer. In addition to having an impressive track record as one...

2014-09-07 11:59:54

Heart disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of related conditions that affect the heart. Coronary heart disease is one example, resulting from plaque build-up on the inner walls of arteries – this reduces the blood flow to the heart and thereby increases the chances of experiencing a heart attack or other complication. Other common heart conditions include: Brugada Syndrome This is a condition that affects the heart rhythm by restricting the sodium ions in heart cells,...

2014-09-06 08:20:17

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is optimistic on growth in Indonesia's crude palm oil market due to the consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India in spite of the recent downturn in prices which will be short lived. Mr. Chris de Lavigne, Global Vice President, Consulting, Frost & Sullivan said that the average consumption of vegetable oils at 19 kg/ capita in China and 14 kg/ capita in India remains well below that of the West that...

2014-09-03 16:29:13

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ("Pivotal" or the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease ("CVD") and overall health, announced today that the cardio-protective effects of Pivotal's unique Omega-3 formulation commercialized as VASCAZEN(®) was presented at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Cardiology ("ESC") Congress 2014 in...

2014-09-03 12:29:54

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ (MHFI) announced today that it has commenced Factual Stock Report coverage on Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (MTNB), in the development stage as of September 2(nd), 2014, is a biopharmaceutical company focusing on identifying and developing novel pharmaceutical products for the treatment of abnormalities in blood lipids, referred to as dyslipidemia, and the treatment of cardiovascular and...

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2014-09-03 07:36:24

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Low-fat or low-carb – which type of diet is better when it comes to battling obesity and maintaining heart health? Researchers from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are weighing in on the longstanding debate. In the latest edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine, lead author Dr. Lydia Bazzano, a professor of nutrition research at the New Orleans-based university, along with colleagues from...

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2014-09-02 09:08:06

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The quality of the US diet is showing signs of slow and steady improvement, but there are clear indications that overall the diet is still “poor.” Much of the improvement in US dietary intake is due to reductions in the consumption of trans fats. The difference between higher and lower socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups is widening. These are the conclusions of a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH),...

2014-08-29 23:07:05

Diet Doc’s medical diet plans generate fast weight loss while teaching patients the difference between good and bad fat for long term health and weight management. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fat is fat, right? Not necessarily. There is a difference between good and bad fat. Brown fat is usually stored in the upper chest and at the back of the neck, while white fat typically reveals itself in overflowing bellies, muffin tops, love handles and thunder thighs. While good...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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