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Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

  Miami, United States – Children at high risk of getting asthma may be missing some important gut bacteria in their first few months of life, according to a study Wednesday ...

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Can a Diabetic Mom Breast-Feed Her Baby?

Can a Diabetic Mom Breast-Feed Her Baby?

  There is no question about breast milk being excellent and complete food for babies. The Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) says that all mothers under ...

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Keeping Your Baby Away From Food-Borne Illness

Keeping Your Baby Away From Food-Borne Illness

  Taking care and feeding the baby are your major responsibilities as a mother. It is your job to keep your baby safe from food-borne illness. It is important to practice ...

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Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia: Study

Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Leukemia: Study

  Miami, United States – Breastfeeding a baby for at least six months may be linked to a lower risk of childhood leukemia, according to a review of previously published research on ...

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Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

Factfile: What is Rotavirus?

  BABY MINDER – Rotavirus is the most common virus that infects the gut (stomach and intestine) causing gastroenteritis in infants and children. Almost every child has been infected with ...

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Factfile: What is Acute Otitis Media?

Factfile: What is Acute Otitis Media?

  BABY MINDER – Acute otitis media (AOM) is an infection of the middle ear, often caused by bacteria. It is the most common childhood illness for which medical attention ...

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Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

Factfile: What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD)?

  BABY MINDER – IPD is a serious illness caused by bacteria (called Streptococcus pneumoniae) that enters the body and can cause disease if they spread to the blood (blood ...

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Obesity in Pregnancy Puts Child at Diabetes Risk: Study

Obesity in Pregnancy Puts Child at Diabetes Risk: Study

  Paris, France – Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy, Swedish researchers said Tuesday. A study of ...

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Factfile: What is Meningococcal Meningitis?

Factfile: What is Meningococcal Meningitis?

  BABYMINDER – Meningococcal meningitis is a serious infection of the thin lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, and is caused by several types of meningococcal bacteria.  

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