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Established Medical Sub-Component Manufacturer Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

... designing and manufacturing optical fibers and fiber based products, medical OEMS can rely on us to ... and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, FTTX, optical connectivity, and specialty ... Division, is the industry leader in optical fiber design or modification for highly specialized or ...

RainEarth Obtains Patent Approvals for Its Core Technology

... -- Mass production method for hollow fiber membranes -- Quick cleaning equipment for hollow fiber membranes -- Quick drying equipment for hollow fiber membranes -- Device for adjusting dry ...

Clinical Study Data Indicates that Celliant Reduces Pain

... proves that revolutionary technical performance fiber actually reduces pain when worn in garments or ... is a specially formulated technical performance fiber designed to enhance oxygen levels in the body, ... improve overall wellness. Celliant is a polymer fiber containing optically active micro-particles - a ...

Progresso(R) to Launch New High Fiber Soup Line in Fall 2009

... June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new line of High fiber soups from Progresso(R), available in grocery ... ready-to-serve soups. While consumers regard fiber as the No. 1 ingredient to positively impact ... 80 million baby boomers say they are seeking more fiber in their diets. "Increasingly, consumers are ...

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. to Unveil Children's Natural Health Products at Upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 Show in Las Vegas

... Yum-Yum D3 liquid, Yum-Yum GOS Syrup (prebiotic fiber syrup), Yum-Yum Zymes; and Brown Rice Protein in ... Yum-Yum D3 liquid, Yum-Yum GOS Syrup (prebiotic fiber syrup), Yum-Yum Zymes; and Brown Rice Protein in ... immune system. Yum-Yum GOS™ Prebiotic fiber Syrup provides special, prebiotic fibers known as ...

Premiere Fibers Unveils New Logo, Names for Innovative Brands

... to solve customers' needs for nearly any fiber application. ANSONVILLE, N.C., June 16 ... most revolutionary and environmentally conscious fiber products to date. (Photo: ... products." EcoInnovations(TM) nylon 6,6 fiber is an environmentally ...

Oclaro Launches Eye-Safe High Power Laser Diodes at LASER 2009

... pitch of 500um, making them ideally suited for fiber coupled and pump laser applications. The ... and are available on a CMount or in a 105um fiber coupled configuration. The fiber coupled version is built on the proven Oclaro ...

Innovative New Wellness and Nutrition Program Leverages Latest Understanding of Relationship Between Diet and Genes

... a specific omega-6 called GLA. Increase fiber -- Increase daily fiber consumption to 14-16 grams for every 1,000 calories consumed, or about 30 grams of fiber for a 2,000 calorie diet. Reduce ...

RainEarth Applies for Patent for Second Generation Blood Dialysis Equipment

... biological compatibility for the hollow fiber membrane, and an increased dialysis rate. ... -- Scale manufacture method for hollow fiber membranes -- Quick drying equipment for hollow fiber membranes -- Device for adjusting dry ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... to investigate the effects of SB-509 on nerve fiber density improvement and nerve regeneration. We ... trial and that this group showed increased nerve fiber density and nerve regeneration. In future trials ... data were presented from epidermal (skin) nerve fiber density (ENFD) and ...

Z Trim Holdings Abstract Selected as 'Best of the Best' by Institute of Food Technologists

... Highlights Use of Soluble fiber for Health & Wellness in Food Design and ... Board: ZTHO), manufacturer of multifunctional fiber food ingredients, today announced its scientific abstract, Minimally Processed Soluble Dietary fiber for Health and Wellness Foods Design and ...

United States Patent and Trademark Office Accepts CoolTouch's Re-examination Request for Cynosure '873 Patent

... and a variety of handpieces which allow the fiber to be extended beyond the end of the cannula, ... the '873 patent whose claims require that the fiber must be adjacent to the end of the cannula. The CoolTouch advantage of extending the fiber beyond the cannula helps prevent inadvertent ...

ConvaTec Launches New AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening Fiber

... AQUACEL(R) Ag Dressing with Strengthening fiber is composed of a nonwoven Hydrofiber(R) web (as ... AQUACEL (R) Ag Dressings with Strengthening fiber are an ideal partner in the management of ... Aquacel(R) and Aquacel(R) Ag with Strengthening fiber against Cavity Wound Dressings. Report No. WHRI ...

Fiber Technology Products that Help Combat Spread of Superbugs Now Available to the Consumer Market

... microscopic fibers achieve an individual fiber size of approximately four to six microns; ... size combined with the high percentage of fiber used dramatically increases the surface area of ... technologies with innovative, proprietary fiber design and production. PerfectCLEAN® ...

Kardea Enhances Medical Nutrition System for Cholesterol Lowering

... cholesterol lowering with the introduction of fiber Plus with Plant Sterols , a unique blend of ... cholesterol lowering with the introduction of fiber Plus with Plant Sterols , a unique blend of ... cholesterol.     Kardea fiber Plus contains plant sterols ...

Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'

... Condition may arise from abnormalities in nerve fiber bundles, scientists say WEDNESDAY, ... the presence of abnormalities in [brain] fiber tracts," that are located in areas known to be ... Such white matter, explained Lehericy, "contains fiber bundles that convey information from one brain ...

PlumSmart Plum Juice Clinically Proven to Help Regulate Digestion, Naturally

... PlumSmart Proven As Effective As the Leading fiber Supplement YUBA CITY, Calif., April 9 ... natural solution that tastes better than chalky fiber supplements. Today, millions are discovering that ... providing relief from irregularity as the leading fiber supplement. (Photo: ...

Dietary Changes Shield Latino Teens From Diabetes

... MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Increasing fiber intake and reducing sugar consumption can help ... one can of soda) and 59 percent increased their fiber consumption by an average of 5 grams per day (equal to the fiber in a half cup of beans). The teens who lowered ...

From Early Brain Development to Digestive Health, New Juicy Juice Beverages Aid Children Through Different Stages of Growth and Development

... new fruit juice beverages fortified with DHA or fiber and other beneficial nutrients GLENDALE, ... body and must be replenished on a regular basis. fiber is also highly important in a child's diet. In ... Guidelines for Americans, the dietary intake of fiber for children may be low enough to be of concern ...

Peapod Expands NutriFilter Shopping Tool With Healthy Ideas Program

... component. Interested in how many grams of fiber qualify a food as high-fiber? Click on the Dietary fiber icon on your virtual label to find your answer, and then specify how many grams of fiber you'd like the items in your own customized ...

Dannon(TM) Expands Probiotic Portfolio with New Activia(TM) Extensions

... New Activia Drinks and Activia fiber Bring Great Taste and Digestive Health Benefits ... life should not be underestimated. "Activia fiber and Activia Drinks extend the great taste as well ... known and embraced. With the launch of Activia fiber and Activia Drinks, Dannon will continue to ...

California Attorneys Featured at Major Asbestos Litigation Event

... Barbara, CA, will preside over a session on raw fiber suppliers. Additionally, the Hon. James ... the potential liability of raw asbestos fiber suppliers are just two of the sessions at the ... about potential defendants in raw asbestos fiber cases and the basis for liability is widely ...

Metamucil(R), WomenHeart and 'Desperate Housewives' Star Brenda Strong Partner to Encourage 100,000 Women to Lower Their Cholesterol

... survey also indicated many women are unaware that fiber can help beautify their hearts. "Fiber plays an ... in Royal Oak, Michigan. "By increasing their fiber intake, exercising daily and eating a nutritious ... are most likely to look for foods high in soluble fiber when looking at a food nutrition label. Small ...

Z Trim to Be Distributed to Meat and Poultry Industries by World Technology Ingredients

... Board: ZTMH), manufacturer of multifunctional fiber ingredients, and World Technology Ingredients ... neutral, prebiotic, insoluble/soluble dietary fiber that improves texture, stabilizes emulsions, ... and egg products. "Our multifunctional fiber ingredients represent a good fit with WTI's clean ...

Fiber One Helps Americans Rally to Reverse Low National Fiber-Eating Statistic

... One in 10 Americans Get Recommended Amount of fiber in their Daily Diet; New Delicious fiber One(TM) Toaster Pastries Provide 20 Percent of Daily fiber Need MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ ...

Z Trim Holdings, Inc. Releases Letter to Shareholders

... product we call NanoGum(TM) -- soluble dietary fiber derived from corn bran and oat hull. NanoGum is ... up to half the daily recommended dosage of fiber per serving -- more than sufficient for the FDA to allow a fiber claim on the labels of such products. ...

HOYA ConBio(TM) Introduces VersaWave(R) Specialty Laser

... VersaWave Specialty features a precision laser fiber tip, easy-view procedure curved tips and ... presets. The integrated Trutest(R) fiber calibration port ensures consistent power output. ... features the most flexible, durable and longest fiber in the dental industry. About HOYA ...

Peppermint Oil, Fiber Can Fight Irritable Bowel

... reviewed trials that compared IBS treatment with fiber antispasmodics and peppermint oil to a placebo or ... the researchers found. In trials comparing fiber with placebo, insoluble fiber such as bran was not effective. Instead, only ...

Optical Cable Corporation Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Results

... for pioneering the design and production of fiber optic cables for the most demanding military field applications, as well as of fiber optic cables suitable for both indoor and outdoor ... Company primarily manufactures its high quality fiber optic cables at its ISO 9001:2000 registered and ...

Z Trim Multifunctional Fiber Lightens the Menu Labeling Legislation Issue at Mid-Atlantic Food Expo, September 17 & 18

... High School to demonstrate its multifunctional fiber food ingredient at the Mid-Atlantic Food, ... it enables me to replace fat with natural dietary fiber while providing the essential textures that my ... foodservice industries view our multifunctional fiber ingredients as a way to get past the issue ...

Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year

... Fat 4g, Sodium 1146mg, Carbohydrates 14g, Dietary fiber 9g, Protein 27g, Calcium 300mg Apple ... Fat 6g, Sodium 587mg, Carbohydrates 44g, Dietary fiber 11g, Protein 14g, Calcium 240mg Cheeky ... Fat 2g, Sodium 409mg, Carbohydrates 26g, Dietary fiber 3g, Protein 23g, Calcium 80mg For these and ...

Women's Health Crisis: GI Problems Common in Women

... Association, reported that women had the lowest fiber and highest fat intake. The study also found that ... amino acids, and nucleic acids. Its high fiber content can help women in a number of ways. ... to helping with occasional constipation, high fiber helps support healthy cholesterol levels, helps ...

OmniGuide(R) Secures $25 Million in Funding to Support Continued Growth and New Market Penetration

... at Psilos Group. "Specifically, the BeamPath fiber offers the ability to undertake such precise, ... flexible delivery available. OmniGuide's BeamPath fiber is based on breakthrough fiber technology ... minimally invasive surgery. OmniGuide CO2 laser fiber products are clinically targeted disposable ...

Lisa M. Suennen Joins OmniGuide(R) Board of Directors

... minimally invasive surgery. OmniGuide CO2 laser fiber products are clinically targeted, disposable ... suites. The company designs and manufactures its fiber products in Cambridge, Mass. based on multi-material photonic bandgap fiber technology exclusively licensed from MIT. The ...

Hungry Girl and Fiber One(R) Team Up to Offer Delicious Ways to Get Your Fiber Fix

... and calories. The secret ingredient for success? fiber One(R) cereal. Based on Lisa Lillien's (a.k.a. ... pay the caloric price. Lillien is a proven fan of fiber One -- so much so that fiber One cereal is featured in 17 delicious, ...

FDA Approves Health Claim for Brown Rice

... general health claim requirements. The dietary fiber requirement was established in 1999 in order to ... benefits of whole grains are independent of their fiber content. From a public health perspective, this ... magnesium, selenium, iron, and 2 grams of fiber per one half cup of cooked rice. According to ...

Quench Your Summer Thirst...With Fiber

... studies show that just 7 grams of soluble fiber from psyllium a day, such as the fiber found in Metamucil, may help reduce the risk of ... Along with helping to lower cholesterol, a high fiber diet can help you feel full and modulate ...

Barilla(R) Whole Grain Makes Healthy Eating Easy

... source of fiber, delivering three times the fiber of traditional pasta. (Photo: ... Whole Grain, my clients can easily get the fiber they need and most importantly, enjoy what they ... Life Diet' because it's a great way to get more fiber without giving up taste." Available in four ...

Digest This: Digestive Health Harder to Maintain Than Financial Health

... line. Both new products contain a prebiotic fiber called inulin. Research suggests eating as little as 8 grams of this prebiotic fiber per day can help promote the growth of good ... both products provide 3 grams of a prebiotic fiber called inulin per serving. LiveActive Natural ...

Peapod Offers First Ever Virtual Nutritionist

... For example: You've heard that eating lots of fiber can help you lose weight -- but how many grams should you eat in a day? And how many grams of fiber qualify a food as high-fiber? Get these questions ... like the items in your own customized "High fiber Plan" to contain. When you shop, these high-fiber ...
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