News tagged with infant formulas
Necrotizing Entercolitis, an infection and inflammation that causes destruction of the intestine,affects about 10,000 babies a year in the country, and mortality rates are roughly 40 percent.
Medical research May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Prebiotic supplements in infant formula may help to prevent eczema, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the review highlights a lack of high quality evidence for the effects of pre ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Persuading moms to breastfeed: Study examines effects of government nutrition program on choice to use infant formula
One of the federal government's goals in tweaking the content of its food packages for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program was to encourage more new mothers to breastfeed. The changes, which took effect ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Free fatty acids created during the digestion of infant formula cause cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly ...
Pediatrics Dec 10, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (12) | 1 |
The benefits of breast milk have long been appreciated, but now scientists at Duke University Medical Center have described a unique property that makes mother's milk better than infant formula in protecting infants from ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- When Hacah Boros gave birth to her daughter three years ago, giving her infant formula was "completely out of the question," said the 35-year-old nurse from central Connecticut.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new University of Illinois study shows that human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO, produce short-chain fatty acids that feed a beneficial microbial population in the infant gut. Not only that, the bacterial composition adjusts ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Wal-Mart has pulled a batch of powdered infant formula from more than 3,000 of its stores nationwide after a newborn Missouri boy who was fed the formula died from what preliminary tests indicate ...
Health Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A 10-year follow-up study examining iron-fortified vs. low-iron infant formula suggests that infants with high hemoglobin levels who received iron fortified infant formula have poorer long-term developmental outcomes.
Medical research Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Formula-fed babies at risk in emergencies: New study finds how to better prepare and protect infants
(Medical Xpress) -- Recent natural disasters in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States have shown even in developed nations infants - especially those fed formula - are vulnerable. Now a new study has found detailed ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The World Health Organization said a study has found that Filipino mothers who have been influenced by advertisements or their doctors to use infant formula are two to four times more likely to feed their babies with those ...
Health Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found high levels of food toxins called Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs) in infants. Excessive food AGEs, through both maternal blood transmission and baby formula, ...
Inflammatory disorders Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0