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UTHealth researchers study use of probiotic for colic in breast-fed babies

HOUSTON – Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are investigating whether a probiotic might be ...

Controversial medication has benefits for breastfeeding

A controversial medication used by breastfeeding women should not be restricted in Australia because of the benefits it offers mothers and their ...

Researcher acknowledged for taking a stand on poor health habits

A University of Queensland researcher taking a stand for office workers has been recognised for work that is influencing public health guidelines in Australia, the UK and the US. ... Full story

Final test results negative for Ebola in hospitalized patient

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - The patient who was transported to Duke University Hospital on November 2 with a reported fever and a travel history to West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a confirmatory lab test. As a result, txhe patient is considered to be free of the virus. ... Full story

Which U.S. Airports Are Breastfeeding Friendly?

New Rochelle, NY —More than half of women with children less than a year old are working, and work travel can make breastfeeding a challenge. ... Full story

No more crying over spilled milk

“Make The Breast Pump Not Suck Hackathon” brings tech out of the bubble and into the bottle. ... Full story

Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

Researchers say there should be an international data base containing the very latest information about organ donations and transplants so policy makers can make informed decisions on whether to adopt an opt-out or opt-in system. ... Full story

Maternal breast milk is risk factor for infection in premature infants

Premature infants, especially those born with very low-birth-weight (VLBW), are particularly vulnerable to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection because of their immature immune systems. CMV infection can cause serious disease and, in severe cases, lead to death. ... Full story

Maternal breast milk is risk factor for cytomegalovirus transmission in premature infants

Premature infants, especially those born with very low-birth-weight (VLBW), are particularly vulnerable to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection because of their immature immune systems. CMV infection can cause serious disease and, in severe cases, lead to death. ... Full story

Breast Milk May be Protective Against Devastating Intestinal Disorder

Growth factor found in breast milk may be protective against devastating intestinal disorder of newborn infants ... Full story

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