Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus and breastfeeding: Researchers clarify the facts

As the COVID-19 virus situation continues to unfold, The University of Western Australia's lactation research team has put together information to help doctors and health professionals support breastfeeding mothers by outlining ...

Health

Marketing makes dubious claims about infant formulas

Marketing claims promote benefits of providing infant formula and toddler milks that are not supported by scientific evidence, yet 60% of caregivers mistakenly believe these products provide nutrition not present in breastmilk, ...

Health

Why is my poo green?

It's happened to many of us at some point in our lives: we finish our bowel movement, look down in the bowl and have a moment of panic when we see an unusual color.

Medical research

Compound in breast milk fights harmful bacteria

Researchers at National Jewish Health and the University of Iowa have identified a compound in human breast milk that fights infections by harmful bacteria while allowing beneficial bacteria to thrive. Human breast milk has ...

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