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Abbott Labs Receives Patent for PUFAs


Abbott Labs Receives Patent for PUFAs

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.--Abbott Laboratories ( was assigned a U.S. patent (No. 6,326,355) for administration of a nutritional formula for prevention and treatment of cancer cachexia (disease-associated wasting syndrome) and anorexia. The composition includes specific amounts of particular omega-3 fatty acids, branched-chain amino acids and antioxidants.

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