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2011-08-15 10:52:00

SAN DIEGO and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that is part of Nestle Health Science, and the Medco Research Institute®, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS), today announced that they have entered into a collaboration to evaluate the use of Prometheus' Thiopurine Metabolite (PTM) testing for optimizing dosing of 6 mercaptopurine (6MP)...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, getting all the vitamins and minerals needed to help fill the nutritional gaps in adults is even easier with the next generation of BOOST(® )Complete Nutritional Drink. BOOST® now has a new look and an enhanced bottle design, which is grip-friendly, lightweight, and features a no-foil, easy-to-open top. With a delicious new taste, 26 essential vitamins and minerals, as well as 10 grams of protein,...

2011-06-20 08:00:00

CHICAGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) has partnered with Nestle in the United States to expand its nutrition and physical activity education resources for educators. The program, Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives, provides free instructional materials that support educators' efforts to teach students in grades K-3 about being healthy. Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives will be released during the 2011 NEA Annual Meeting...

2011-05-31 09:30:00

Patients and Clinicians from California, North Carolina, Seattle and Philadelphia Rewarded for Dedication to Healthy Living FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle HealthCare Nutrition today announced the winners of the second annual OPTIFAST® "New You" weight loss contest. Three OPTIFAST patients, whose combined weight loss is more than 475 pounds,* will embark to New York City for makeovers and shopping sprees. In addition, two extraordinary...

2011-05-24 00:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., ("Prometheus") a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Nestle Health Science S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestle S.A., for an undisclosed amount. Nestle Health Science became operational in January 2011 with the goal of pioneering science-based nutritional solutions in order to deliver improved personalized healthcare...

2011-05-10 14:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar has teamed up with "The Nestle Share the Joy of Reading Program" to raise awareness about the importance of children's literacy and to encourage continued reading over the summer. Today, she visited the Los Angeles Public Library's historic Central Library to read to children and share her love of reading. "The Nestle Share the Joy of Reading Program" is donating up to $250,000 to Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) -...

2011-03-24 02:00:00

RAISIN CITY, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March 24th is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day and in celebration NESTLE® RAISINETS® took over the small town of Raisin City, California renaming it: "RAISINETS City" for the day! Costumed RAISINETS characters rolled into town and word quickly spread. Raisin City's 167 residents poured into the town square where they were treated to delicious RAISINETS, as well as a fun-filled day of...

2011-02-01 10:51:00

Experts determine that current formulas do not adequately meet the unique nutritional needs of these patients VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Nestle HealthCare Nutrition announced today the launch of PEPTAMEN® BARIATRIC Formula, a unique tube feeding formula specifically designed for the critically-ill obese patient. The announcement came at this week's American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Clinical Nutrition Week...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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