Tag: "milk" at medical news
Postmature Infants Not As Easily Calmed As Other Newborns
...op early attachments totheir mothers. The mother's milk
actually tastes sweeter than the14-percent sugar solution, Smith said. "Feeding them calms them," she said. "Then, mom becomesassociated with that calming effect, and mom is calming." The research was funded through grants from the NationalInstitute ...
Milk Extract May Heal Wounds And Smooth Wrinkles
...en right all along -some of the chemicals found in milk
could be very good for your skin. Theymay even spe...from the left-overliquid (whey) which remains when milk
is turned into cheese. They say 1,000litres of whey yields only about 30 grams of the precious powde...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
... have sought to understand what it is about breast milk
thatmakes it so protective for infants. "What researchers have discovered is that breast milk
is much more thanjust food," says Charles V. Clevenger, MD, PhD, an assistant professor ofpathology ...
Unpasteurised Milk Is An Unacceptable Risk To Public Health
One fifth of samples of unpasteurised milk
are of unacceptable quality Click below to download PDF document You will require Acrobat Reader to view file. Click here for PDF document In a letter published in this week's BMJ, de Louvois and Rampling report research into over one thousand sa...
Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
(Protecting breast feeding from breast milk
substitutes) In an accompanying editorial in thi... companies, the promotional activities of the baby milk
manufacturers will only be brought into line when they face substantial claims for damages from cons...
Baby Milk Manufacturers Are Breaking The Rules
...n of the international code of marketing of breast milk
substitutes: prevalence in four countries) In a ...oup on Breastfeeding Monitoring, reveals that baby milk
manufacturers are breaking the international code of marketing breast milk
substitutes, which was ad...
Some Young Children May Grow Out Of Peanut Allergy
...dy) Like children who develop allergies to cows' milk
or eggs, a proportion of young children who develop a sensitivity to peanuts early in life seem to grow out of their reaction as they get older, say Dr Jonathan Hourihane et al in this week's BMJ. Based on findings from research conducted at the ...
How Can Parents Treat Colic In Their Babies?
...infantile colic should begin by substituting cow's milk
with hypoallergenic formula milks. This combined with behavioural interventions, such as teaching parents to be more appropriately responsive to their infants and more effectively soothing, may help reduce crying. The authors argue strongly that dr...
Mini-Pill Increases Risk Of Chronic Diabetes In Women With History Of Diabetes During Pregnancy
...l contraceptives because they do notinterfere with milk
production. In the present study, women were switched to thelow-dose combination pills once they stopped breast-feeding. The research team found that 169 women developed chronic diabetes during thestudy and that the risk was influenced by the type o...
Early Dental Exams For Children Can Avert Problems Posed By Bottled Water And "Bottle Caries"
...hen liquids --formula, milk, juice and even breast milk
-- "pool" between the back of thefront teeth and the tongue, particularly in sleeping children. "The high sugar content of these liquids attacks the teeth, though parentstypically don't see the damage because it's behind the teeth," said Dr.Weintraub...
UF Researchers Cite Possible Link Between Autism, Schizophrenia And Diet
...have adefinitive answer. When not broken down, the milk
protein producesexorphins, morphine-like compounds...dren studied had 100 times thenormal levels of the milk
protein in their blood and urine -- have beenpresented at two international meetings in the past yea...
Breast-Feeding Hormone Lowers Nursing Moms' Blood Pressure
...most commonly known for its role in the letdown of milk
duringbreast-feeding, but also has effects on brain areas involved in emotion andstress responses," said Dr. Kathleen Light, the study's senior investigator andprofessor of psychiatry at the UNC-CH School of Medicine. The results -- reported for the ...
News About Osteoporosis: Fruits And Vegetables Prevent Bone Decay
While we hear a great deal about the importance of milk
and other calcium-containing foods for bone health, a new study published in theAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that fruits and vegetables are also important in the prevention of osteoporosis! The authorsevaluated participants from the F...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
...Australian children found that the introduction of milk
other than breast milkbefore four months of age wa...ndings,she noted. "In the past year or two, breast milk
has been shown to be abioactive, live fluid filled with proteins and lipids so essential fordevelopi...
American Heart Association Media Advisory: Cholesterol Lowering Margarines
...comes from animal sources, such as butter, meatand milk
and high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy productsand lean meat. Additionally, for many people, medications such as thecholesterol-lowering drugs may still provide the best means of lowering LDLcholesterol levels. "Individuals who ...
Federal agencies report on nation's children
... children are linkedto declines in their fruit and milk
consumption. (For more information on thistopic, see the accompanying backgrounder, "Healthy Eating Index Shows MostChildren and Adolescents Have a Diet That is Poor or Needs Improvement.") The 1999 Forum report also includes a special indic...
Hormone involved in reproduction may have role in the maintenance of
... in prairie voles. In humans, oxytocin stimulates milk
ejectionduring lactation, uterine contraction during birth, and is released duringsexual orgasm in both men and women. Turner and her colleagues tested the idea that oxytocin is released in responseto intense emotional states in addition to physical ...
Researchers identify a simple, affordable drug regimen that is highly effective in preventing HIV infection in infants of mothers with the disease
...en shown to prevent HIVtransmission through breast milk
other than not breastfeeding. The single-dose nevirapine regimen to mother and infant substantially lowers thecost barrier that has kept many countries from adopting drug strategies thatprevent perinatal HIV transmission. Still, access to other he...
Breast fed babies are less likely to become obese children
... likely to be related to the composition of breast milk
than lifestyle factors associated with breast feeding....
Wide use leads to push to test safety of four herbs
...rbal products -- aloe vera, ginseng, kava kava and milk
thistle -- and a substance in vegetables thought t...or vigor; kava kava is used asa mood elevator, and milk
thistle, is considered by some to have anti-cancer andliver-protective properties. The fifth nominat...
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