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Pivotal Therapeutics Grants Incentive Stock Options
Options to acquire a total of 1,000,000 common shares of the Company were granted in accordance with the provisions of the Company's 2011 stock option plan approved by shareholders on Pivotal Therapeutics is a publicly traded , specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on cardiovascular disease and overall health. Pivotal Therapeutics' lead product VASCAZENA is a prescription only medical food formulated to meet the dietary Omega-3 deficient needs of patients with cardiovascular disease through elevating Eicosapentaenoic acid and Docosahexaenoic acid to levels associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular complications.
Medical News Today
Researchers use breast milk to show a correlation between dietary fats and academic success
You are what you eat, the saying goes, and now a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Barbara and the University of Pittsburgh suggests that the oft-repeated adage applies not just to physical health but to brain power as well. In a paper published in the early online edition of the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids , the researchers compared the fatty acid profiles of breast milk from women in over two dozen countries with how well children from those same countries performed on academic tests.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
GOED confident of success with omega-3 - blood pressure health claim
A health claim petition filed by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s with the US Food and Drug Administration has been opened for public comment. Harry Rice, PhD, VP of regulatory & scientific affairs, for GOED, told us that he is confident a qualified health claim will be allowed.
Pivotal Announces Publication of a Clinical Trial Showing Beneficial...
Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. , , a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular disease and overall health, announced today the publication of results of a prospective randomized controlled trial in the U.S. that evaluated the effects of VASCAZEN A in the correction of Omega-3 deficiency in patients with one or more risk factors associated with CVD and evaluated VASCAZEN A 's concomitant effects on these risk factors including triglycerides, VLDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Researchers Use Breast Milk to Show Correlation Between Dietary Fats and Academic Success
You are what you eat, the saying goes, and now a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Barbara and the University of Pittsburgh suggests that the oft-repeated adage applies not just to physical health but to brain power as well. In a paper published in the early online edition of the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, the researchers compared the fatty acid profiles of breast milk from women in over two dozen countries with how well children from those same countries performed on academic tests.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Unique Vasoprotective and Antihypertensive Effects of VASCAZEN 's...
The vasoprotective and antihypertensive effects of VASCAZENA is mediated by an improvement of both the nitric oxide and the EDH-mediated relaxations as well as a reduction of endothelium-dependent contractile response.
'Fish and algal oil are practical sources of DHA, but it's...
Supplements containing omega-3-rich algal oil were more effective at boosting DHA levels in omnivores than fish oil supplements, says a new open-label randomized pilot study with 31 healthy adults.
SeeThruEquity Initiates Research Coverage on Matinas BioPharma...
New York, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 3, 2014 / SeeThruEquity, a leading independent equity research and corporate access firm focused on smallcap and microcap public companies, today announced that it has initiated coverage on Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. , a development stage biopharmaceutical company, founded in 2011, with a focus on ... (more)
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Lipids in Health and Disease
Relative abundance of short chain and polyunsaturated fatty acids in...
Fatty acids are essential dietary nutrients, and one of their important roles is providing polyunsaturated fatty acids for the growth and function of nervous tissue.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Fish and Brain Health
Is fish really brain food? P.G. Wodehouse certainly thought so. In his wonderful "Jeeves" stories, Bertie Wooster encourages his brainy butler to eat more fish whenever a particularly challenging problem arises.
New DHA Omega-3 Benefits Discovered By Scientists
Scientific studies have uncovered new information that DHA provides more health benefits beyond brain, eyes and heart than originally thought Austin, Texas / ACCESSWIRE / August 29th, 2014 / Many clinical studies have confirmed the health benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, mainly DHA and EPA.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
DSM to increase omega-3s capacity in light of dietary reference intake review
The move by Canadian and US health authorities to look at the establishment of a dietary reference intake for omega-3s will be a boon both for public health and the health of the market for these important nutrients, omega-3s supplier DSM says.
Low dose omega-3s and sterols effective for triglyceride and cholesterol reductions: Unilever study
A combination of low dose omega-3s and plant sterols can effectively reduce both cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with elevated cholesterol levels, says a new study that should allay fears over omega-3s negating the effects of sterols.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Pivotal Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
"While not yet reflected in our financial results, we believe that we are on the right track, with a stronger focus now being placed on identifying and targeting healthcare practitioners that have already recognized the benefits of addressing Omega-3 deficiency in their CVD patients through the utilization of a medical food like VASCAZENA that ... (more)
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YouDocs - Fighting periodontal disease
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Strip Scribbles: New cause for Rick Harrison of 'Pawn Stars'; Phil Varone's 3,000+ women
Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison, Austin "Chumlee" Russell, Richard "The Old Man" Harrison and Rick Harrison on the red carpet after attending a performance of "Pawn Shop Live!" on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the Golden Nugget.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Omega Challenge: Krill vs. Fish Oil
These days the benefits of adding omega-3 fatty acids to your daily supplement regimen can't be denied.
Alltech Showcases Future Of Farming At The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
After years of heightened anticipation, the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy have finally kicked off in Caen, France this evening.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Epax keen to discuss the benefits of premium omega 3
Epax, a leading supplier of high-purity, marine-derived, premium grade omega-3 fatty acid concentrates, will exhibit its premium-quality Omega-3 EPA/DHA Core and Ultra ranges of high concentrates in TGN, TG and EE formats at Vitafoods Asia.