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News tag: breast milk


Breast milk sold online contaminated with cows’ milk

7 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Breast milk sold on the Internet in the United States has one in ten samples contaminated with cow’s milk or formula, researchers warned. The study raises new concerns about safety practices in an area that many experts discourage already as the potential for danger to babies’ health. After testing about…


Protein crucial in breast milk production identified

3 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
An important regulator of breast development and its milk-producing cells is the protein called MCL-1, researchers discovered. "This study has unlocked one of the key survival factors in the mammary gland," said Professor Jane Visvader from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia. "MCL-1 is important for all stages…