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Breast-Feeding in Infancy ‘Lowers the Risk’ of Depression in Adulthood


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have deduced that adults are able to have minimal cases of depression if they were properly breast fed while they were infants. The time that the ... Read more...

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Breast milk promotes gut bugs that give baby immunity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A unique property in breast milk promotes gut bugs that give infants greater immunity from infections than any infant formula, according to a US study."This study ... Read more...

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Breast fed kids to develop nut allergies


July 13th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to ... Read more...

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No junk food for Simpson


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 3 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, has vowed not to eat junk food."She's breast-feeding Max and wants her to get ... Read more...

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Flesh eating helped humans spread globally


April 19th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 19 (IANS) When early humans turned flesh eaters, the diet allowed women to wean babies earlier and have more children, culminating in the species' global spread, a study ... Read more...

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Beware! Baby food very low in micro-nutrients


April 16th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Micro-nutrients in readymade baby meals contain less than a fifth of the recommended daily supply of calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron and other minerals, says a new ... Read more...

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China to enhance maternity benefits for women


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Women workers in China are likely to get better maternity benefits following new regulations being contemplated in the country.Under the new regulations, women will get longer ... Read more...

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E-waste growth gallops


September 13th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of tonnes of toxic e-waste - comprising discarded computers, refrigerators, mobile phones, TV sets and printers - are contaminating our air, oceans, fresh water, soil ... Read more...

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Breast feeding cuts infant mortality by 10 percent: AIIMS


August 5th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Breast feeding can help bring down infant mortality rate in the country by nearly 10 percent, experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Breast-feeding babies staves off asthma risk


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Breast-feeding a baby for six months post birth can stave off their risk of developing asthma-related symptoms in early childhood, says a scientific study.The study looked ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan plans campaign against child malnutrition


July 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan Monday met Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath to discuss his plans for a campaign against child malnutrition.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Child protection services clears Carey, Cannon


May 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Cannon have been cleared of charges of drinking near their newborn twins.The investigation by the Department of Children and ... Read more...

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Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer


May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

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Study reveals that breast feeding leads to lesser behavioral problems


May 12th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has identified that babies who are fed breast milk are less likely to have behavioral problems when they are compared with those who ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom raves about wife Miranda Kerr’s ‘incredible’ post-baby body


April 30th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): It looks like Orlando Bloom is a proud husband.During Ellen DeGeneres' chat show, Bloom wasted no time in telling the host as to how amazed he is of ... Read more...

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Longer breast feeding helps babies develop bigger brains


March 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Breast feeding for longer stretches could be a safe way to help babies develop bigger brains.A three-year study of 128 mammal species, including humans, found that ... Read more...

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Women feel old at 29, men at 58


March 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) "You are as old as you feel", goes an old saying. A study now says women consider themselves old at 29, half the age of men ... Read more...

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Nobody’s more qualified for White House multitasking than “a woman, a mom”: Palin


February 18th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has jokingly indicated her plans to run for president in 2012, saying that there is "no one" more qualified for White House ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin mocks Michelle Obama’s breastfeeding initiative


February 18th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed First Lady Michelle Obama after the latter promoted breast-feeding as part of her campaign against childhood obesity.Palin followed in Rep. ... Read more...

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Folic acid supplements contribute to breast cancer risk: Study


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has found that the offspring of rats that took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as ... Read more...

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Breast pumps, lactation supplies are now tax deductible in US


February 11th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): Unlike India, where there are no rebates whatsoever on life-saving drugs, even breast pumps and lactation supplies are tax deductible in the US.The Internal Revenue Service's new ... Read more...

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Angry Canadian mums take breast-feeding to the mall


January 28th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): About a hundred mothers in Montreal staged a 'nurse-in' protest at a downtown shopping complex, breast-feeding simultaneously before a crowd of reporters, mall security guards and passers-by.They ... Read more...

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Levels of environmental contaminants in mums’ body drop during breast-feeding


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the levels of environmental contaminants in a mother's body decrease during breast-feeding.After a year of lactation, the levels of a number of ... Read more...

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Gurgaon hospital launches state-of-art birthing centre


January 15th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 15 (IANS) A super speciality hospital in Gurgaon Saturday launched 'Happy Nest', a state-of-art birthing centre with individualised labour rooms where the family has an option to be part of ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue loves breastfeeding


December 19th, 2010 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Dannii Minogue is amazed at how much she enjoys nursing her first child Ethan with boyfriend Kris Smith."I love it. I absolutely love it. It's the weirdest thing, ... Read more...

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Breast Pumps Not Covered Under Tax-Sheltered Healthcare Accounts


October 28th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a rather shocking ruling the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) declared that breast feeding does not have enough health benefits to qualify for tax benefits. The ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding can benefit even the sickest babies


October 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): It looks like even the sickest babies can benefit from breast-feeding.Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain ... Read more...

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Denise Van Outen brands NHS bosses a ‘disgrace’ over breast feeding criticism


October 10th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): After being criticized for not breast feeding her baby, Denise Van Outen has branded NHS bosses a "disgrace".The actress, married to West End star Lee Mead, faced a ... Read more...

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Breastfeed longer to reduce breast cancer risk: study


September 27th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As breast cancer continues to be a rising threat for women worldwide, a study by a Britain-based NGO in Punjab says breast-feeding for a longer duration can ... Read more...

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Padma Laksmi titillates male friends with breast-feeding pic


September 20th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 20 (ANI): 'Top Chef' host Padma Lakshmi reportedly titillated her male friends when she showed off her breast-feeding baby pic at a dinner party.Details Editor in Chief Dan ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding ‘burns 500 calories a day’


September 15th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 15 (ANI): Breastfeeding can burn up to 500 calories a day, according to a recent New York State Department of Health campaign.As per the campaign and a recent ... Read more...

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Breast-feeding could save 37,000 babies in a year in Bangladesh


August 4th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) The lives of nearly 37,000 babies in Bangladesh in a year would be possibly saved by starting breast-feeding within an hour of birth, the government said Wednesday. Referring to ... Read more...

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Oz restaurant owner tells diner mums to ‘keep their legs closed’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 23 (ANI): A Darwin restaurant owner is facing flak over suggesting a group of mothers that they "keep their legs closed" after one of them brought her 11-week-old baby to ... Read more...

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Probiotic use in mums cuts incidence of eczema in babies by 40pc


July 21st, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study showed that mothers who drank milk with a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy were able to cut the incidence of eczema in their babies ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian Criticizes Breastfeeding In Public


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Being in the limelight is nothing new for the Kardashian sisters. However, Kim Kardashian is hitting headlines lately after the reality star expressed her repulsion about ... Read more...

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