Mothers taking probiotic supplements appear to have higher levels
of an anti-inflammatory molecule in their breast milk, which could
offer their babies better protection against allergy and other
diseases, according to new findings.
New research appears to lend weight to the theory that rapid growth
in infancy, boosted by enriched infant formulas, might increase the
risk of heart disease and stroke later in life, say UK-based
The World Health Organisation is renewing its call on governments
to promote breastfeeding and backing a strategy to dramatically
increase in the number of infants around the world being
A survey of infant formula by the UK's food watchdog finds levels
of harmful chemicals, dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated
biphenyls (PCBs) in infant formula have fallen significantly over
the past five years and are generally...
Preliminary research in the US finds that soy isoflavones, found in
soy infant formula, do not disrupt infant development, despite
concerns from some scientists that the isoflavones could act like
female hormones in infants.