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Just How Safe Is That Baby Teether?

Posted 7 Dec 2016 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2016 – A chemical that's banned from baby bottles and children's drinking cups is still widely used in baby teethers, a new study finds. Researchers in the United States who tested five dozen baby teethers found all of them contained bisphenol-A (BPA) and other endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Studies in animals have shown that endocrine disruptors interfere with hormones and ...

Sharing Breast Milk May Pose Risks Women Haven't Considered

Posted 30 Apr 2015 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 – Women may be using shared breast milk from friends and family, but they don't always consider the risks involved with providing donor milk to their babies, a new survey shows. As many as one-third of women don't consider the health of a breast milk donor. The researchers also found few women are discussing with their doctor the option of using donor breast milk from a ...

Scientists Find More Evidence of Breast Milk's Goodness

Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 – A high-tech comparison of the breast milk of humans and their close primate relatives is revealing just how nutritious the human variety is. The research was led by Danielle Lemay, a nutritional biologist at the University of California, Davis' Genome Center. Her team used a new technique for identifying proteins found in breast milk. The researchers found that human ...

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