Navigation Links
DHA Hailed as Breakthrough Treatment for Lowering Risk of Developmental Disorders in Premature Infants; Animi-3(R) Prescribed to Women Who Are Not Eating Fish
Date:1/19/2009

GORDONSVILLE, Va., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) have demonstrated high doses of DHA-dominant omega-3 fatty acids administered to premature infants via their mother's breast milk can reduce the risk of developmental disorders.

In a six-year study involving 657 premature infants, researchers found the lipid DHA is not developed sufficiently in premature infants, leading to possible impaired mental development. To offset this omega-3 deficiency, 1000mg DHA supplements were given to lactating mothers with pre-term infants; some infants were fed supplemental infant formula with matching DHA levels.

Approximately 50 percent fewer infants on high-DHA diets experienced delayed mental development compared to infants on low-DHA diets. Infants weighing one-third the weight of a full-term baby who were fed high-DHA diets scored better on mental development tests, with a 40 percent reduction in the incidence of mild mental delay.

"My studies have shown that pregnant and lactating women are not eating fish, which is why a pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 supplement is so important to their daily diets," said Dr. Barbara Levine, Weill Cornell Medical College. "Since women are concerned about contaminants in fish and have difficulty stomaching fish during pregnancy, many doctors are now prescribing Animi-3, a DHA-dominant omega-3 formulation, to make sure they get what they need for baby."

"This new research published in JAMA supports the reasoning behind our prescription supplement with 350mg of DHA," said President Jack Schramm, PBM Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the makers of Animi-3. "Studies continue to highlight the role nutritional deficiencies of the Animi-3 nutrients play in the overall health of adults and their children."

Women are being prescribed Animi-3 by their doctors to address DHA and other nu
'/>"/>

SOURCE PBM Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. GRAS Proudly Announces Photometrica Version 2.0. Hailed as a Brilliant Solution for More Productive Astronomical Research by Those Engaged in Photometry Using the Global-Rent-a-scope Telescope Systems
2. Canine Cancer #1 Fear of Dog Lovers, Web Exclusive by Morris Animal Foundation Provides News on Latest Breakthroughs - Crucial Facts for Dog Owners
3. American Asthma Foundation Announces Breakthrough Discovery
4. A breakthrough in diagnosis of enteric lesions
5. 5,000 Medical Leaders Report Latest Advancements in Biomedical Technologies; Breakthroughs by 2015 Predicted for Alzheimer's, Heart Disease, Cancer, and Diabetes
6. DR. MIRACLES Wins 2008 WWD Beauty Biz Award: Breakthrough Product of the Year!!!
7. Res-Q Gains Rights To Market Orosine - a Breakthrough, Patented, Natural Heart Supplement That Cardiologists Are Calling the Ultimate Cardio Protection Against Heart Attacks, Strokes and Heart Failure.
8. 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology Will Feature Breakthrough Research in Blood Diseases
9. Major North American breakthrough for dialysis patients
10. Canadian cold/flu breakthrough remedy undergoes NCI-sponsored trial in leukemia patients
11. Breakthrough in cell-type analysis offers new ways to study development and disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... ... Northridge dentists Dr. Elyson and Dr. Assili are now offering patients ... a one hour treatment of this teeth whitening option. Zoom whitening is ... features that can turn teeth up to nine shades whiter. Effective on a wide ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... The ... distributing health information technology innovation to transform quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery ... will be de-identified and aggregated before being publicly shared to document progress and ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Popular ... 5 millionaire dating sites . According to the listings, MillionaireMatch.com ... in this category. , A spokesperson of Top5MillionaireDatingSites.com said, “This website ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... TN (PRWEB) , ... August 28, 2015 , ... A ... the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to mandate bundled payments ... webinar , “Get Ready for Game Day: Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement,” takes ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Where can successful, well educated, ... is set up to help quality singles find dating partners or ideal matches. ... rich, gorgeous, well educated, or attractive. , It updates profiles under the category ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Northridge Dentists Dr. Elyson and Dr. Assili Now Offer a Special Promotion on Zoom Teeth Whitening 2Health News:WEDI's The Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation Releases Gaps in Care Survey 2Health News:Top5MillionaireDatingSites.com Publishes Its First List of Reviews of the Best Millionaire Dating Sites 2Health News:PYA Offers Complimentary CCJR Webina — Game On 2Health News:PYA Offers Complimentary CCJR Webina — Game On 3Health News:MillionaireMatchmakerOnline.net Collects and Updates Newest Millionaire and Quality Single Profiles on the Page of Millionaire Matchmaker Online Canada. 2Health News:MillionaireMatchmakerOnline.net Collects and Updates Newest Millionaire and Quality Single Profiles on the Page of Millionaire Matchmaker Online Canada. 3
... the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that ... dysfunction constitutes a risk factor for a major cardiovascular ... often associated, and both are associated with an increased ... correlates further, researchers led by Elisa Bandini of the ...
... Louisville, KY. -- Hui Shao, MD, PhD, associate professor ... Louisville School of Medicine, has received a $60,000 Lew ... Blindness (RPB) organization. The grant will help fund Shao,s ... targets the salivary and lacrimal glands the glands ...
... Dotinga HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, July 12 (HealthDay ... develops slower in people with bigger heads, perhaps because their ... not certain that head size, brain size and the rate ... research findings could pave the way for individualized treatment for ...
... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, July 12 ... and E might help keep our minds sharper, aid in ... disease, although much more research is needed to confirm the ... levels of vitamin D to higher odds of developing dementia, ...
... Mass. For the second year, Elke Rundensteiner, ... Institute (WPI), has been selected to participate in ... provides colleges, universities and research institutes around the ... with HP. WPI is one of only 52 ...
... patients aren,t walking talls Many of ... drugs that target dompamine, a chemical in the brain ... known as a neurotransmitter. However, such drugs do not ... individuals with severe and advanced forms of Parkinson disease. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Shao wins grant from Research to Prevent Blindness organization for dry eye research 2Health News:Could Having a Bigger Head Help Slow Alzheimer's? 2Health News:Could Having a Bigger Head Help Slow Alzheimer's? 3Health News:Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health 2Health News:Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health 3Health News:Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health 4Health News:WPI computer science professor receives HP Labs Innovation Research Award 2Health News:WPI computer science professor receives HP Labs Innovation Research Award 3Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 2Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 3Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 4Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 5Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 6Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 7Health News:JCI online early table of contents: July 12, 2010 8
(Date:8/27/2015)... 2015 DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX ) ... three upcoming healthcare conferences.  , ... at the Rodman & Renshaw Investment Conference on Thursday, ... is being held at the St. Regis Hotel in ... audio webcast of the presentation will be available by ...
(Date:8/27/2015)...  Now that Intuitive Surgical, Inc.® has announced that ... hospitals with robotic surgery programs need to think about ... where they stand with robotic surgery. Are they performing ... adopted best practices for safety? Should they plan to ... ECRI Institute, which has nearly 50 years, experience ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 2015   NineSigma the leading innovation partner to ... estimated overall revenue growth and anticipates the creation of over ... Open Innovation Incentive (OII). In 2013, the ... of over $2 million to accelerate adoption of open innovation ... and $1 Billion in revenues. To date over 45 middle ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DURECT to Participate in Upcoming Healthcare Conferences 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 3State of Ohio and NineSigma Collaborate to Drive Regional Economic Growth and Job Creation 2State of Ohio and NineSigma Collaborate to Drive Regional Economic Growth and Job Creation 3
... ,AirSeps AirLife On-board Oxygen Concentrators were ... supplemental oxygen passengers and are still in ... the US governments FAA/STC approval for this ... commercial aircraft, AirSep set the standard years ...
... LifeStyle Portable Oxygen Concentrator is the most ... than 10 lbs (4.5 kg), this unit ... and highly active oxygen patient., ,Operating ... the technologies of both an oxygen concentrator ...
... up to 10 LPM of oxygen reducing the ... The M10 is engineered to reduce the cost ... has fewer parts than any other concentrator on ... help you to reduce expenditure on accessories and ...
... RCI oxygen conserving cannula ... prong" nose design and ... with standard connectors. This ... control and comfort in ...
Medicine Products: