Health

If you can't drink cow's milk, what is the best alternative?

Cow's milk is naturally rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, riboflavin and vitamin B-12. It is also a valuable source of vitamins D and A, thanks to fortification. But sometimes cow's milk is not an option due ...

Immunology

miRNA identified that plays role in milk allergy

(HealthDay)—MiR-193a-5p is a post-transcriptional regulator of interleukin-4 (IL-4) expression and could have a role in children's cow's milk allergy (CMA), according to a study published online Aug. 30 in Allergy.

Health

Raw milk advocates push to expand legalized sales

Raw milk advocates' efforts to expand availability across the U.S. have not slowed despite health officials' assertions that it's dangerous to drink milk that hasn't been heated to kill bacteria.

Pediatrics

Food research prevents illness in infants

Associate Professor Dereck Chatterton at the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen has spent more than 15 years carrying out research in order to improve infant formula for children who cannot be breastfed. ...

Immunology

Oral immunotherapy seems beneficial for cow's milk allergy

(HealthDay)—Most cow's milk allergic patients undergoing oral immunotherapy are able to consume cow's milk protein regularly without significant adverse reactions, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Allergy.

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