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2013-09-19 08:29:31

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company announced today that Ms. Lisa Miller has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in the global diagnostic and devices industries, Ms. Miller most recently served as Corporate Vice President at DAKO, an Agilent Technologies Company, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was responsible for global...

2013-06-24 08:28:37

Patients and Clinicians from Arizona, California, Colorado and Mississippi Honored for Dedication to Healthy Lifestyle Improvements FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the winners of the fourth annual OPTIFAST® "New You" weight loss contest. Three OPTIFAST patients, whose combined weight loss totals more than 429 pounds*, will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York City for a weekend of pampering to celebrate their...

2013-06-03 08:28:39

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research shows that over 40% of adults do not meet the recommended daily intake for many vitamins and minerals through diet alone.(1,2) For older adults in particular, getting the right nutrition each day can be a challenge. Nestle Health Science understands the needs of seniors and has developed a nutrition bar to meet the specific nutritional needs of older adults to help them get the nutrients they may be missing. New BOOST(®)...

2013-02-27 16:26:48

Acquisition Adds Value to Patients and Healthcare Providers in Brain Health and Metabolic Health COVINGTON, La., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pamlab, a specialty biomedical company taking a personalized nutritional approach with prescription medical foods for the brain health and metabolic health markets, today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its business to Nestle Health Science for an undisclosed amount. Nestle Health Science aims to develop science-based...

2013-02-22 08:24:05

New agreement expands access to state-of-the-art enteral delivery systems for hospital and home care patients FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science and Moog, Inc. announced today that effective immediately Nestle Health Science will become the exclusive distributor in the U.S. and Canada for Moog's EnteraLite(®) Infinity(®) Pump, including compatible administration sets and accessories. The EnteraLite(®) Infinity(®) Pump is...

2013-02-12 08:32:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prismic Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Scottsdale, Arizona-based pharmaceutical company focused on prescription Medical Foods, today announced that Danilo Casadei Massari, the founder of CM&D Pharma recently acquired by Nestle, has joined Prismic's Management Team and Board of Directors. Casadei Massari, who has an outstanding reputation as a successful healthcare entrepreneur, becomes President Europe with additional responsibility...

2013-01-14 02:30:21

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the launch of the fourth annual OPTIFAST(®) "New You" weight loss contest designed to recognize the pursuit of and dedication to weight loss by patients and medical professionals. Each new year, millions of Americans make a New Year's resolution to improve their health through weight loss. With more than one third of American adults (35.7 percent) obese,[i] the OPTIFAST "New You" weight loss contest...

2012-09-20 06:30:45

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Holly Robinson Peete, actress and mother of four, knows first-hand the challenges of juggling a hectic schedule while trying to ensure her kids have breakfast to start the day out right, and help get the daily nutrition they need. As school is now back in full swing and activities such as homework and sports and band practices are ramping up, sticking to a good morning routine is more important than ever - and likely more difficult to do....

2012-06-20 02:26:25

Patients and Clinicians from Alabama, Minnesota and Arizona Rewarded for Dedication to Healthy Lifestyle Changes FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the winners of the third annual OPTIFAST® "New You" weight loss contest. Three OPTIFAST patients, whose combined weight loss totals more than 410 pounds,* will have a memorable reward trip complete with makeovers and shopping sprees to celebrate their personal...

2012-06-11 02:25:29

Nestle Health Science Introduces Next Generation Food and Liquid Thickener to Improve Swallowing Safety Compared to Thin Liquids FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle Health Science today announced the availability of Resource® ThickenUp® Clear, an innovative, non-starch-based thickening powder. This product is designed to decrease the risk of aspiration compared to thin liquids for people with dysphagia - a serious condition affecting nearly 25...