quinta-feira, 1 de setembro de 2016

Breast milk sugar may protect babies against deadly infection

Date: August 26, 2016

Source: Imperial College London

A type of sugar found naturally in some women’s breast milk may protect newborn babies from infection with a potentially life threatening bacterium called Group B streptococcus, according to a new study. These bacteria are a common cause of meningitis in newborns and the leading cause of infection in the first three months of life globally.

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