Welcome to the Mead Johnson Journal. The journal serves as a global platform to share the latest news about our company, along with our perspective on developments and insights on breaking news related to children’s nutrition.
Posted on Jun. 3rd, 2015 at 11:15am
On the last Saturday in April, hundreds of Mead Johnson employees, their families and friends gathered in three different cities for one reason: to raise awareness about premature births and support research and programs for premature babies. The March of Dimes hits the core of Mead Johnson’s mission to nourish the world’s children for the best start in life.
Posted on Jun. 18th, 2013 at 4:30pm
Scientists from the Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute (MJPNI) shared their research on pediatric nutrition at the 46th annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN), held last month in London. ESPGHAN is a premier pediatric nutrition congress attracting more than 4,000 leading research and medical professionals from around the world.
The MJPNI also hosted a symposium that brought together world leading pediatric nutrition experts to discuss the role of nutrition in optimizing pediatric health and development.
Posted on Apr. 22nd, 2013 at 4:00pm
Mead Johnson is excited to announce that a new independent study published online this week in the Journal of Pediatrics shows significantly more infants with cow’s milk allergy who receive Nutramigen® LGG®, an extensively hydrolyzed formula that includes Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), built a tolerance to cow’s milk compared to those fed other infant formulas used in the study.
Posted on Mar. 6th, 2012 at 7:00am
In 1942, Mead Johnson introduced Nutramigen infant formula, a product representing a significant breakthrough in pediatric nutrition. Now 70 years later, Nutramigen is celebrating its long history of scientific research and excellence in providing infants with support for their unique nutritional needs.
Posted on Nov. 17th, 2011 at 8:00am
According to the March of Dimes®, 13 million infants worldwide are born prematurely each year. Premature birth is a global issue that puts babies at an increased risk for health complications, and even death. Understanding ways to help infants in these circumstances is critical to their survival, and raising public awareness about the problems of prematurity has never been more important.
Posted on Oct. 20th, 2011 at 10:30am
A recent study shows evidence that infant formulas fortified with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA) – two long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids – are good for developing infant brains and hearts.
Posted on Sep. 20th, 2011 at 10:00am
Globally, millions of children live without parental care, with most living in orphanages, group homes and institutions. Through research and discussions with child welfare experts, we have learned that while their caregivers work very hard to provide optimal care to these children, science-based training and resources on nutrition and feeding practices to help identify nutrition deficiencies are often unavailable.
Posted on Aug. 17th, 2011 at 10:45am
The first year of life is a time of rapid growth and development. While major nutrients in the form of protein, carbohydrates and fat, play a clear role in supporting an infant’s growth, intake of adequate amounts of all essential nutrients plays a critical role in optimal growth and supporting hundreds of functions in the body.
Posted on Jul. 28th, 2011 at 4:30pm
A baby’s immune system must quickly develop defenses from the elements of its new environment as soon as it leaves the womb. Newly formed antibodies and immune factors from breast milk help protect infants from pathogens as they enter into the first months of life.
Mead Johnson’s Pediatric Nutrition Institute is actively researching the best ways that nutritional formulas can support the development of a healthy immune system.
Nutrition and Immune Function
Posted on Jul. 21st, 2011 at 1:00pm
In recognition of her efforts to improve the quality of infant nutrition, Deb Diersen-Schade, Ph.D., of Mead Johnson, recently was honored with the 2011 Ralph Holman Lifetime Achievement Award. Diersen-Schade, Research Fellow and Director of Global Scientific Affairs, received the award through the Health and Nutrition Division of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). The award is named after biochemist Dr.