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2010-11-15 00:00:39

ConsumerLab.com awards Swanson Health Products' Swanson Super Stress B-Complex with Vitamin C an "Approved" status in B vitamin supplement review. Fargo, ND (Vocus) November 14, 2010 In on-going quality assurance efforts, Swanson Health Products voluntarily submits their products to the third-party testing provider ConsumerLab.com. Recently, ConsumerLab.com conducted a test on B vitamin supplements (B complexes, energy shots, thiamin, niacin, B-6, biotin, folic acid and B-12) focused on the...

2010-09-21 11:05:53

The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, with Principal Investigator, Peter S. Hersh M.D., is conducting a research study to study the safety and effectiveness of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) using Riboflavin/Dextran and Hypotonic Riboflavin in patients with progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia. Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea, the clear front lens of the eye (like the crystal on a watch), that occurs in the overall population at a rate of about one in 2000. It usually begins...

2010-09-16 11:40:00

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cornea and Laser Eye Institute, with Principal Investigator, Peter S. Hersh M.D., is conducting a research study to study the safety and effectiveness of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) using Riboflavin/Dextran and Hypotonic Riboflavin in patients with progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia. Keratoconus is a disease of the cornea, the clear front lens of the eye (like the crystal on a watch), that occurs in the overall population at a...

2010-03-02 05:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to dietary nutrients, most consumers don't know the whole story. A recent study by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy revealed that the fact that milk delivers much more than calcium to the diet is new "news" to consumers. "Many consumers know about milk's calcium benefits, but most are unaware that dairy foods deliver eight other dietary nutrients considered 'essential' by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)," says...

2010-01-20 08:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best nutrition. Just got better.(TM) Eggland's Best, Inc. (EB), America's No. 1 branded egg, announced additional improvements to its already nutritionally superior egg. All EB egg varieties - large, extra large, jumbo, cage-free and organic - now contain four times more Vitamin D and over three times more Omega-3 compared to ordinary eggs. EB eggs also contain high levels of Vitamin B12 and Vitamin E, and are a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin...

2009-08-03 09:15:31

One of the long standing problems in the drinks industry is how to prevent chemical processes in the drinks compromising their taste, quality and shelf life. In particular, riboflavin (vitamin B2) is responsible for driving photooxidation reactions that affect the flavor of many drinks and so they often have to be packaged in light-shielded containers.Now Börje Sellergren, at the Technical University of Dortmund, Germany, and colleagues have developed a way of removing riboflavin. They...

2009-03-03 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD, a world-renowned eye surgeon and the director of the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute in Beverly Hills, California, announced today that he has developed a new procedure that uses vitamin applications to treat Keratoconus, an often devastating condition that can lead to legal blindness in patients. Dr. Boxer Wachler's new treatment, C3-R(R) (corneal collagen cross-linking with riboflavin) is the first vision correction...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

CaridianBCT, a leading global provider of technology, products and services in automated blood collections, therapeutic systems, whole blood processes and pathogen reduction technologies, announced today that one of the largest blood centers in Poland, Warsaw Blood Center, has entered into a multi-year agreement to purchase the Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) system for platelets. The Mirasol PRT system is a groundbreaking new technology that reduces the active pathogen load...

2008-10-06 09:00:57

CaridianBCT, a developer and marketer of blood collection and processing systems to hospitals and blood banks, has initiated a clinical trial for treating whole blood with Mirasol pathogen reduction technology after receiving clearance from the FDA and US Department of Defense. The Mirasol pathogen reduction technology (PRT) system is a proprietary technology that uses riboflavin and UV light to reduce the levels of infectious pathogens and inactivate white cells from collected blood,...

2008-10-05 09:00:17

CaridianBCT, a leading global provider of technology, products and services in automated blood collections, therapeutic systems, whole blood processes and pathogen reduction technologies, announced today that it has initiated a clinical trial for treating whole blood with Mirasol Pathogen Reduction Technology (PRT) after receiving clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Defense. The Mirasol PRT system is a proprietary technology that uses riboflavin...


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