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Women exposed to PFCs have obese babies


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Pregnant women who are exposed to common environmental chemicals, especially polyfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs), have smaller babies at birth but larger at 20 months, according to an ... 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 milk antibodies help neutralize HIV


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Antibodies isolated from infected mothers' breast milk can inhibit the virus that causes AIDS, says a new discovery. HIV-1 can be transmitted from mother to child ... 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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Woman jailed for poisoning baby with breast milk


December 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 30-year-old Russian woman was Friday sentenced to three and a half years in jail for poisoning her two-week-old baby to death by nursing him ... Read more...

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Breast milk can be source for stem cells


October 18th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Stem cells can be sourced from breast milk and have the potential to help people suffering from debilitating diseases such as Parkinson's and diabetes, according to ... 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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Tool to detect contaminants in cow, goat, human milk


July 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a method that helps in simultaneous detection of 20 kinds of contaminants in milk from humans, cows and goats. These three kinds of ... 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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Study reveals that there are less behavior problems for breast fed babies


May 11th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study shows all the more results for mothers to breast-feed their babies instead of going in for formula milk. British researchers carried out a study ... Read more...

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Toddlers given milk at bedtime likelier to become obese


May 5th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): A new research has suggested that toddlers given milk at bedtime are far more likely to be overweight when they are older.US researchers who followed almost 7,000 children ... Read more...

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Early nutrition can program person’s metabolism, health for future


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study has found that nutrition during the first days or weeks of life may have long-term consequences on health, potentially via a phenomenon known as the metabolic ... Read more...

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Elton John’s son gets his breast milk via courier


April 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elton John has revealed how his son gets breastmilk. The baby, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born to a surrogate mother. The 64-year-old and partner David Furnish ... Read more...

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Elton John’s son will undergo a paternity test


April 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Singer Elton John has confirmed that his son will undergo a paternity test in a bid to determine whether the singer or his partner David Furnish ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding linked to stronger maternal response to infant’s cry


April 21st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A new study has found that mothers who feed their babies breast milk exclusively, as opposed to formula, are more likely to bond emotionally with their child during ... Read more...

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Radioactive iodine found in breast milk of Japanese mothers


April 21st, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): The breast milk of four Japanese mothers has been found to contain small quantities of radioactive iodine. This development has led to pressure being brought on the government ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom ‘bottle feeds’ son while Miranda Kerr works on photo shoot


April 20th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20 (ANI): Orlando Bloom was recently spotted playing a dotted dad to his 3-month-old son, Flynn.Bloom melted hearts at Pier 59 by playing the devoted dad while his wife, ... Read more...

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Breast cancer risk ‘can be assessed by examining breast milk’


April 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new study suggests that breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells found in breast milk.This screening method has the potential to provide ... Read more...

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Breastfed babies ‘grow up to be more intelligent’


March 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Babies who are breastfed grow up to be more intelligent, suggests a new study.The most comprehensive British study of breastfeeding to date has shown that it continues to ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga threatens to sue breast milk ice cream maker over their brand name


March 10th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The London shop that came out with the first breast milk ice cream last week has announced that Lady Gaga has threatened to sue them.The shop plans ... Read more...

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Gaga to sue ice-cream parlour


March 5th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is threatening to sue an ice-cream parlour over a new flavour made with breast milk.Gaga's lawyers began proceedings against the makers in London's ... Read more...

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6-month drug regimen ‘reduces HIV risk for breastfeeding infants’


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that giving breastfeeding infants of HIV-infected mothers a daily dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine for six months halved the risk of ... Read more...

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Mother’s milk define kid’s taste


February 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Mothers wanting their children to eat greens should consume plenty of vegetables themselves while breast feeding, new research says. Scientists have discovered that babies' taste buds are ... Read more...

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Preterm mums’ milk has less antioxidants


February 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that preterm mother's milk contains lower concentrations of coenzyme Q10-an important antioxidant and a vital component of the electron transport chain.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Bottle-feeding linked to tooth decay in infants


February 6th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 6 (ANI):In wake of rising rates of severe tooth decay in infants as young as 12 months, a leading children's hospital in Australia has urged parents to stop bottle-feeding their ... 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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Curry ‘could provide a cure for the common cold’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): An ingredient often used to make curry may be the key to fending off the cold virus.For centuries, mothers have used fenugreek, which is rich in antioxidants, to ... Read more...

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Study Says Babies Need More Than Just Breast Milk


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team of experts recently announced that feeding only breast milk to babies is not sufficient to ensure that they have a healthy diet. The researchers ... Read more...

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Babies Need More Than Breast Milk, Study Reveals


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers recently came up with a new view in sharp contrast to the existing guidelines when they said that feeding only breast milk to babies for ... Read more...

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Babies can be given solid food earlier than six months


January 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) New mothers have been told to breastfeed their babies for six months only to prevent allergies, food aversion and even obesity but now research says babies can be ... Read more...

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6 months of breastfeeding alone could harm babies, say experts


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Child health experts are questioning the current guidance that advises mothers to exclusively breast feed their babies for the first six months.The researchers, led by Dr Mary Fewtrell, ... Read more...

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Buying breast milk online not safe, warn experts


December 24th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): Experts have raised concerns over the safety of breast-milk that is being sold over the Internet.The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning saying that breast ... Read more...

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Litter of 17 puppies born in Germany


December 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A dog in Germany managed to naturally give birth to 17 puppies.That is incredible considering that all the puppies are alive and seemingly well. That is not ... Read more...

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Climate change could give you cancer, claim scientists


December 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have warned that melting glaciers and ice sheets are releasing cancer-causing pollutants into the air and oceans.The long-lasting chemicals get into the food chain and build up ... Read more...

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