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Breast milk may be protective against devastating intestinal disorder

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014

Growth factor found in breast milk may be protective against devastating intestinal disorder of newborn infants

Premature infants are at increased risk for a potentially lethal gastrointestinal disease called necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC. 691 more words

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Extended Breastfeeding Is Not Weird

Three months before my daughter was born THAT Time Magazine cover came out.  You know, the one with the mom breastfeeding the preschooler who was standing on a chair?   378 more words

Hazelnuts improve infant formula

01 Jun 2012
Athens, Ga. – Human breast milk is the best source of food for infants. University of Georgia researchers have found what may be a new second best-formula made from hazelnut oil. 667 more words

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Newly discovered breast milk antibodies help neutralize HIV

1 JUN 2012

DURHAM, N.C. – Antibodies that help to stop the HIV virus have been found in breast milk. Researchers at Duke University Medical Center isolated the antibodies from immune cells called B cells in the breast milk of infected mothers in Malawi, and showed that the B cells in breast milk can generate neutralizing antibodies that may inhibit the virus that causes AIDS. 729 more words

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