The Scientist

» breast milk

Most Recent

image: Sugars in Breast Milk Kill Pathogenic Bacteria: Study

Sugars in Breast Milk Kill Pathogenic Bacteria: Study

By | August 22, 2017

Oligosaccharides from one mom wiped out a Group B Strep colony in culture.

0 Comments

Thirty percent of bacteria found in babies' guts came from mothers' milk, a study finds.

1 Comment

image: Breast Milk Sugars Support Infant Gut Health

Breast Milk Sugars Support Infant Gut Health

By | February 18, 2016

Oligosaccharides found in breast milk stimulate the activity of gut bacteria, promoting growth in two animal models of infant malnutrition.

0 Comments

image: Breast Milk and Obesity

Breast Milk and Obesity

By | November 2, 2015

A study links components of a mother’s milk to her infant’s growth.

0 Comments

image: Maturation of the Infant Microbiome

Maturation of the Infant Microbiome

By | May 13, 2015

Gut microbial communities from breastfed babies are slow to resemble adults’ microbiota.

0 Comments

image: Mother’s Genes Influence Baby’s Bacteria

Mother’s Genes Influence Baby’s Bacteria

By | April 13, 2015

A breast milk-associated gene mutation impacts the establishment of a newborn’s gut microbiome, a study suggests.

0 Comments

image: Gut’s Earliest Bacterial Colonizers

Gut’s Earliest Bacterial Colonizers

By | August 11, 2014

The pace at which bacterial groups take root in the gastrointestinal tracts of premature infants is more tied to developmental age than time since birth.

0 Comments

image: The Maternal Microbiome

The Maternal Microbiome

By | May 21, 2014

Moms bombard their babies with bugs both before and after they’re born.

2 Comments

Popular Now

  1. So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
  2. Opinion: We Need a Replacement for Beall’s List
  3. Trump Releases Science Spending Priorities for FY2019
  4. Seeding the Gut Microbiome Prevents Sepsis in Infants
AAAS