Personalized biochemical analysis of breast milk to help enhance nutrition for the smallest infants

Physicians have launched a pilot study in which mothers’ breast milk is analyzed to determine whether premature infants are receiving the correct amounts of nutrients they need to thrive. The study could lead to a new innovation in personalized medicine: Individually optimized nutrition for the smallest patients. ScienceDaily: Infant Health News

Caesarean babies more likely to become overweight as adults, analysis finds

Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults, according to a new analysis that is based on over 38,000 individuals. The odds of being overweight or obese are 26 per cent higher for adults born by caesarean section than those born by vaginal delivery, the study found. The […]