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2010-10-19 11:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Autistic children with severely limited diets may be at risk for vision loss due to vitamin B12 deficiency, according to new research from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Doctors should consider this deficiency when evaluating and treating children with autism and vision loss, the authors said. The Children's Hospital study, which appears in the journal Pediatrics, looked at three boys with autism who exhibited behaviors that...

2010-10-05 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jillian Michaels, America's favorite heath, wellness, and fitness expert, is expanding her ever-growing dietary supplement line with the launch of her new, naturally flavored, ready-to-drink meal replacement - Jillian Michaels Ultimate Shake. Developed in conjunction with ThinCare(TM) International, LLC., the drink marks Michaels' first venture into the "ready-to-drink" market. "I'm really excited about my new, naturally flavored meal replacement shakes,"...

2010-09-29 07:30:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in areas of oncology, cancer supportive care and diabetes, announced today that it has made significant progress with its proprietary Cobalamin-targeted drug-delivery program for siRNA therapies. As a result of the continued advancements made with its Cobalamin program, Access rebranded...

2010-09-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best, Inc. (EB) is proud to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer advocacy organization. For the first time in the brand's history, Eggland's Best will display the Komen for the Cure's running ribbon logo along with a pink version of their iconic "EB" stamp on their egg varieties during the autumn of 2010. "Susan G. Komen for the Cure is working in local communities to discover and deliver...

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2010-09-09 10:00:00

Oxford University scientists have found that B vitamins could help slow down brain atrophy and stave off Alzheimer's disease and dementia in the elderly. The researchers, including co-lead author and Oxford Department of Pharmacology Professor David Smith, conducted a two-year double-blind clinical trial to study the effects of the B vitamins on Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) in 168 volunteers, all of whom were described as having mild memory problems. Half of the participants took...

2010-09-02 08:48:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride avoidance reduced anemia in pregnant women, decreased pre-term births and enhanced babies' birth-weight, concludes leading fluoride expert, AK Susheela and colleagues, in a study published in Current Science (May 2010). http://www.fluorideandfluorosis.com/Anemia/Current%20Science%20Reprint.pdf Susheela's team explains that anemia in pregnancy, which can lead to maternal and infant mortality, continues to plague many countries despite...

2010-08-24 07:30:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in products for cancer and supportive care, announced that its Director of Chemistry and Quality, Dr. Ric Zarzycki will give an invited presentation today on the Company's Cobalamin nanoparticle technology at a thought-leadership symposium being held at the American Chemical Society's ("ACS") 240th National Meeting & Exposition, at...

2010-08-18 03:13:49

B vitamins"“B-6, B-12 and folate"“all nourish the brain. But much remains to be discovered about the relation between these essential nutrients and our brainpower. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutritionist Lindsay H. Allen has collaborated in ongoing research that has taken a closer look at the role these nutrients may play in preventing decline in brain function. The investigations, led by Mary N. Haan of the University of California-San Francisco, are part of the...

2010-07-15 07:30:00

DALLAS and NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), announced today that it has entered into a pre-licensing feasibility agreement with a leading biotechnology company to develop an oral formulation of its currently-marketed, proprietary injectable drugs. Access will utilize its proprietary Cobalamin Oral Drug Delivery Technology to develop oral formulations of the drug for pre-clinical testing. Although the terms of the...

2010-06-23 13:28:19

Patients who had experienced a heart attack and lowered their blood homocysteine levels with folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation did not have an associated lower risk of heart attack, coronary death or stroke, according to a study in the June 23/30 issue of JAMA. However, the researchers did find that folic acid supplementation did not increase the risk of cancer, which has been speculated. Blood homocysteine levels are positively associated with cardiovascular disease, but it is...


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