Health

No, there's no evidence cookies can help with lactation

If you're a new mum, it's likely you've come across lactation cookies. Perhaps women in your mothers group are talking about them, or they've popped up in your Instagram feed, or you've seen them on the shelves while out ...

Medical research

Cancer control: Structure of important transport protein solved

For the first time, Bernese researchers have been able to solve the structure of a transport protein and thus to describe the functional mechanism that plays a significant role in the survival of cancer cells. This is an ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Alternations in gut microbiota in pregnancy and lactation

Recent studies have shown that maternal gut microbiota in humans primes the offspring's immune and metabolic development during pregnancy and lactation. Due to environmental factors that are impractical to control in human ...

Diabetes

Lactation lowers risk of T2DM after gestational diabetes

(HealthDay)—For women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), lactation is associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), although there is no benefit for long-term lactation, according to a ...

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