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Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Epigenetic dysregulation with age in normal breast tissue may contribute to cancer risk

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months may be less likely to develop MS

Preserved placenta is associated with risk of infection

Preserved placenta is associated with risk of infection

Benefits of full breastfeeding in newborns could last through to early adulthood, research shows

Benefits of full breastfeeding in newborns could last through to early adulthood, research shows

Tiny biological nanoparticles offer enormous potential for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Tiny biological nanoparticles offer enormous potential for diagnostic and therapeutic applications

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Study finds link between breastfeeding duration, maternal obesity and NAFLD in adolescents

Breastfeeding may protect against chronic post- cesarean pain

Breastfeeding may protect against chronic post- cesarean pain

No fruit juice for infants during first year of life, say experts

No fruit juice for infants during first year of life, say experts

Breast-feeding transfers beneficial bacteria to the baby’s gut, new study finds

Breast-feeding transfers beneficial bacteria to the baby’s gut, new study finds

Breast-feeding may aid development of white matter structures in the brains of premature babies

Breast-feeding may aid development of white matter structures in the brains of premature babies

Experts highlight need for further research on differences between milk proteins

Experts highlight need for further research on differences between milk proteins

Epigenetic changes detectable at birth linked to risk of obesity

Epigenetic changes detectable at birth linked to risk of obesity

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

Omega-3 fats fail to reduce risk of chronic lung disease in pre-term babies, study finds

Omega-3 fats fail to reduce risk of chronic lung disease in pre-term babies, study finds

Infantile vitamin B1 deficiency affects motor function, balance in children

Infantile vitamin B1 deficiency affects motor function, balance in children

Workplace barriers contribute to low rates of breastfeeding among mothers of new infants

Workplace barriers contribute to low rates of breastfeeding among mothers of new infants

Rapid weight gain during infancy could lead to obesity in adulthood

Rapid weight gain during infancy could lead to obesity in adulthood

Researcher aims to help all infants achieve healthy weight

Researcher aims to help all infants achieve healthy weight

Proper support can help mothers overcome challenges in breastfeeding process

Proper support can help mothers overcome challenges in breastfeeding process

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk

Study shows how ‘secondhand sugar’ can pass from mother to infant through breast milk