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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 ...

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. ...

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

Breastfeeding study shows need for effective peer counseling programs

Athens, Ga. - The support of peer groups and clinicians is critical to the development of effective breastfeeding programs, according to recent University of Georgia research. ... Full story

Research explores the role played by fathers in supporting mothers to breastfeed

The role of fathers in supporting breastfeeding is much more important than originally thought, new research has found. ... Full story

How Critically Ill Infants Can Benefit Most from Human Milk

During World Breastfeeding Week, CHOP Experts, Colleagues Cover Multiple Topics in Using Human Milk in the NICU ... Full story

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines

New Victorian Breastfeeding Guidelines have been released to protect, promote and support breastfeeding mothers across the state. ... Full story

UCSF Commentary: Pediatricians’ Breastfeeding Advice Should Rely on Evidence, Not Social Advocacy

Breastfeeding offers important health benefits for mothers and babies, and also meets the goals of certain social movements including environmentalism and anti-commercialism. ... Full story

Breastfeeding: a winning goal for life!

Health and Social Wellbeing Improvement ... Full story

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