Researchers learn that pregnant women pass along protective COVID antibodies to their babies
Antibodies that guard against COVID-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
New insight into why breastfed babies have improved immune systems
Research led by the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust has revealed new insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding in preventing disorders of the immune system in later life.
Human Milk Oligosaccharides may play a role in Childhood Obesity Prevention?
A recent literature review from September 2019 by Sarah Maessen from the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand, and Aristea Binia from the Institute of Health Sciences, Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland, along with colleagues from other institutes suggested that currently th
Early life environment may lead to high blood pressure in children
Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is pregnant, among other environmental factors, can impact whether her child is prehypertensive or hypertensive during childhood, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.