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2010-08-20 08:30:00

TOKYO, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD. announced on August 20 that its collaborative study on the incidence of acute diarrhea with the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases in Kolkata, India, showed that daily intake of "Yakult" is efficacious in reducing the incidence of diarrhea in young children. An unprecedented large-scale study, involving 3,585 children residing in an urban slum community in Kolkata, was conducted. As a result, "Yakult" was shown to be...

2010-08-18 14:54:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult U.S.A. Inc. unveils its new "Love Your Insides.(TM)" campaign for its signature probiotic drink, Yakult, which sells in major retailers primarily on the West Coast. It will kick off this week in 29 major designated marketing areas with a TV spot called "True Love" and will air in both English and Spanish. Both versions of the commercials are formatted as 30 and 15 second spots and will be supported by a mix of radio (Hispanic only), online,...

2010-08-02 10:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by Danone and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the two recipients of the third annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today. The program was created to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States. The gastrointestinal microbiota is made up of trillions of live microbes that inhabit the human...

2010-07-28 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN), a biotechnology drug development company that is leveraging its heat sensitive liposomal technology platform to encapsulate and deliver high concentrations of proven chemotherapeutics, today announced the appointment of Sid Taubenfeld as Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives, effective immediately. "We are pleased to have Sid join the Celsion management team as we enter the second half...

2010-06-08 07:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that Michael H. Tardugno, Celsion's President and CEO, will present at the 9th Annual Needham Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, June 10th at 11:20 A.M. ET at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. An audio webcast of the corporate presentation will be available on Celsion's website at www.celsion.com. The Needham Life Sciences Conference is a leading industry event attracting over...

2010-03-10 10:00:00

TORRANCE, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult U.S.A. Inc. will present an exclusive seminar for Natural Products Expo West attendees, "Shopping for Health: A New Era for Consumers" on Saturday, March 13 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm at the Anaheim Convention Center (Room 205B). Research and marketing guru Caroline Gibbons, Founder and CEO of PortiCo Research, and nutrition expert Barbara Ruhs, R.D. at Bashas' Family of Stores, will examine why it is more important than ever for retailers to...

2010-02-09 07:30:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Grocery chains Wal-Mart, Safeway, Albertsons, King Soopers, City Market and Smith's (The Kroger Co.) in Colorado and New Mexico are now selling Yakult, a citrusy shot-sized probiotic drink aimed to help maintain a healthy digestive system. Yakult began selling in mainstream grocery stores in September 2007 and until now it was primarily sold in California, Nevada, Arizona and Texas. An international favorite with 28 million loyal customers...

2010-01-28 07:30:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Tokyo-based company Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. officially announced plans to build its first U.S. production facility by 2012 and extend sales of its signature probiotic drink, Yakult, into other areas of the country. Due to the stable growth of the product through major retail chains such as Kroger, Safeway, SUPERVALU and Wal-Mart on the West Coast, the company has determined it will continue expanding its business to the Midwest and East...

2010-01-11 07:30:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals in search of accurate and reliable probiotics data can now access clinical studies, free educational tools and the latest probiotics news and events on Yakult U.S.A. Inc.'s new website www.yakultusaprobiotics.com. The Yakult Company created the online resource to help address the scientific community's surging interest in substantiated evidence for the efficacy of probiotics and to educate about its own proprietary strain,...

2009-11-25 05:58:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Probiotics - A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164205/Probiotics---A-Global-Update-of-Market-Trends--Opportunities.html Probiotics are considered to be the vital healthcare concept of the 21st century. As people become increasingly health conscious, preventive medicine in the form of probiotic foods is gaining...


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