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Pig brain atlas gives a more precise view of human brain

12 days ago   |   By News Medical

When scientists need to understand the effects of new infant formula ingredients on brain development, it's rarely possible for them to carry out initial safety studies with human subjects.
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The need to study human milk as a biological system

12 days ago   |   By American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTCritical advancement is needed in the study of human milk as a biological system that intersects and interacts with myriad internal and external factors and its plethora of influences on the developing infant. Human-milk composition and its resulting biological function is more than the sum of its parts. Our failure to fully understand this biology in a large part contributes to why the duration of exclusive breastfeeding remains an unsettled science. Our current understanding of human-milk composition and its individual components and their functions fails to fully recognize the...
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Nationwide recall of Guan's Enoki Mushrooms because of potential Listeria

Nationwide recall of Guan's Enoki Mushrooms because of potential Listeria

Guan's Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05-ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom because is potential contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes The... Read more ...

Nashik Hospital Horror: 22 Coronavirus Patients Die Due to Oxygen Leakage

Nashik Hospital Horror: 22 Coronavirus Patients Die Due to Oxygen Leakage

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Rare variant infected 25% of vaccinated residents at one nursing home

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Beta-Blockers May Up Heart Risk for HIV Patients With Hypertension

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