Westlake Village, Calif. - Intramedicine, Inc. (www.intramedicine.com), a leading health information publishing and new technology services company, announced today that it is licensing its consumer suite of science-based, clinical information to Pharmavite Corp. for use at the new Nature Made Wellness Advisor Web site (www.NatureMade.com).
Pharmavite Corp., founded in 1971, is a Northridge, CA corporation that was recently named "2001 Manufacturer of the Year" by Nutritional Outlook, a national trade publication. The Company manufactures Nature Made® vitamins and minerals, SAM-e, Nature's Resource® herbal products, Optimize™ fiber/calcium beverages, and other supplements designed to promote health. Now, through the Nature Made Wellness Advisor Web site, the Company will link to Intramedicine's broad database containing hundreds of consumer monographs on vitamins, minerals, herbs and nutraceuticals, as well as health condition information, containing reviews of scientific research in the field of integrative medicine. In addition, visitors to the sites will have access to a searchable drug/nutrient interactions and depletions database and a searchable archive of hundreds of articles pertaining to health and wellness.
"We are pleased to have been selected by, and be working with, a leader in the vitamin manufacturing industry," stated Jeffrey Eisenberg, CEO of Intramedicine, Inc. "We feel that our clinical information is on track with Pharmavite's online educational initiative which is to provide consumers with unbiased, science-based information in real time on health and wellness."
"Intramedicine's science-based content makes it easier than ever for consumers to access reliable health information online," said Barbara Lindquist, Nature Made senior product manager. "We're very excited to offer the Intramedicine database as additional content on our new Wellness Advisor site."
About Intramedicine, Inc.
Intramedicine, Inc. is a health information publishing and new technology services company, which has developed proprietary technology to manage and dynamically deliver vast content libraries to its end-users. The Company has executed the first phase of its business plan by developing the preeminent science-based information database in the field of integrative medicine, which, as a digital publisher, can be delivered online, via CD Rom, books, newsletters, continuing education or seminars. Intramedicine is currently the global source for integrative medical information for the healthcare, pharmaceutical, pharmacy, and natural product manufacturing industries. Intramedicine researches the full range of scientifically validated complementary and conventional medical therapies available throughout the world and provides clinical data in support of how these medical disciplines work best in synergy. Intramedicine is a content and technology Partner with the DSEA/DSIB. General information about Intramedicine is available at our web site at .
Founded in 1971, Northridge, California-based Pharmavite Corporation manufactures Nature Made® vitamins and minerals, SAM-e, Nature's Resource® herbal products, Optimize™ fiber/calcium beverages, and other supplements designed to promote health. Recently voted "Manufacturer of the Year" by the national trade publication Nutritional Outlook, and recipient of the 2001 Retail Excellence Award in the OTC-natural health category from Drug Industry News magazine, Pharmavite maintains one of the largest, most sophisticated research and development facilities in the industry and was instrumental in developing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for supplements. Pharmavite's facilities have been inspected and found to be in compliance with United States Pharmacopoeia's GMPs, the industry's most stringent standards.
Nature Made is America's number one, broadline brand of vitamins and minerals in the food, drug and mass channels. Several of its products carry the medical seal of acceptance from the American Medical Women's Association, the largest medical organization of woman physicians. Nature Made's newly launched Wellness Advisor (NatureMade.com), an online educational initiative, utilizes sophisticated analytical tools to provide consumers with personalized health tips and wellness solutions. Nature's Resource (www.NaturesResource.com) offers one of the nation's strongest herbal supplement education programs for consumers and medical professionals.
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