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2014-04-23 20:23:03

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX: PVTTF) (CSE: PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced the resignations of two of its directors effective April 17, 2014: Dr. John P. Nicholson, Jr. who was appointed on October 30, 2013 following the conclusion of an equity financing, and Mr. James Connolly, who was appointed March 10, 2014 following the closing of...

2014-04-22 12:32:57

Setting Record Straight on Unique Plant's Healthy Oil CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy and versatile by health professionals and chefs, but some consumers may not understand why - or know what canola is in the first place. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76820 "Canola is often confused with rapeseed, but the two crops and their oils are distinctly different both compositionally and nutritionally," explains...

2014-04-10 23:24:53

Health Nutrition News explains why lowering triglycerides are important for heart health and discusses how to lower triglycerides using the right kind of omega-3 supplements. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Health Nutrition News has a new video in which they discuss triglycerides (TG), how they are important to human life, and are the main form of fat in the body. When the body has extra triglycerides, they are stored in different places, such as the hips and belly, in case they are...

2014-04-08 16:23:06

WOODBRIDGE, ON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX: PVTTF) (CSE: PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced today that it has granted previously reserved stock options to certain of its directors, officers, employees and consultants in recognition of their contributions made in 2013. Options to acquire a total of 4,176,000 common shares of the Company were granted in...

2014-04-07 11:01:42

Given omega 6 fatty acid's reputation for promoting cancer — at least in animal studies — researchers are examining the role that antioxidants play in blocking the harmful effects of this culprit, found in many cooking oils. After all, antioxidants are supposed to prevent DNA damage. But employing antioxidants could backfire, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In their study, being reported at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, researchers found that vitamin...

2014-04-04 23:36:23

The Healthy Dieter reviews which fish oil supplements provide the greatest health benefits for individuals and why many current omega 3 products are ineffective. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 In The Healthy Dieter’s new video they review which fish oil supplements provide the essential omega-3 fatty acids EPA & DHA the most effectively and why one also containing krill oil provides many additional health benefits. The benefits of fish oil supplements include reducing...

2014-04-02 04:21:25

New Software Functionality Addresses Broad Range of Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Lipidomics Applications MUNICH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today unveiled two new data analysis software packages for proteomics and metabolomics/lipidomics analyses: Progenesis(®) QI and Progenesis QI for Proteomics. These new releases of the highly acclaimed software packages are an early result of Waters' acquisition of Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd., the world leader in...

2014-03-31 12:28:19

Findings Presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Using the VAP® Lipid Panel Highlight Connection between Lipoproteins and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented from two meta-analyses using the Atherotech Vertical Auto Profile (VAP(®))( )Lipid Panel showed the impact high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and remnant lipoprotein (RLP) cholesterol have on determining a patient's risk for hard coronary heart...

Winter's Cold May Lead To Higher Cholesterol Levels: Study
2014-03-28 12:02:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Past research has shown that heart attacks and heart-related deaths rise during the winter months and researchers at Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease recently found that increased cholesterol levels may be to blame. The new study, which is being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC this week, is based on cholesterol parameters among a sample...

2014-03-21 23:04:09

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute researchers question the purported link between fish oil supplements and an increased risk of prostate cancer. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Consumption of long chain omega-3 fatty acids – from fish oil and fish oil supplements – have long been considered to provide a variety of health benefits. However, recent articles in the mainstream media have suggested that rather than providing a health benefit, consumption of omega-3...


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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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