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Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

Posted 7 days ago by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 – The hormone prolactin – most commonly associated with breastfeeding – may play a role in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women with the highest levels of the hormone, though still in the normal range, had a 27 percent reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those with the lowest levels in the normal ...

Breast Milk Best From the Breast?

Posted 27 May 2016 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 – Infants fed directly from the breast are less likely to develop ear infections than those who are fed pumped breast milk from a bottle, a new study suggests. The study also found that infants who receive breast milk by either method have a lower risk of diarrhea. Researchers studied nearly 500 new mothers and their infants and found that one month of feeding at the ...

More Hospitals Offer Donor Breast Milk to Help Preemie Babies

Posted 22 Feb 2016 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 – More hospitals give tiny preemies donated breast milk instead of formula, and the babies appear to benefit from it, a new study suggests. Researchers found the number of California hospitals offering donor breast milk rose substantially between 2007 and 2013 – from about 21 percent of all newborn intensive care units (NICUs) to 41 percent. Over those same years, NICUs ...

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