Navigation Links
Breast-fed Children Weather Digestive Disease

Breast-fed children may have a natural protection against celiac, a digestive disease that makes them intolerant of gluten, a protein.

A team at Manchester University, Britain, recently // earched on the effect of breastfeeding on the children suffering from celiac, a disease that makes them intolerant of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley.

They found the longer a child was breastfed, the lower their risk of the condition, reports the online edition of BBC News.

A number of studies have suggested that early infant feeding practices, as well as genetic factors, may be important in celiac disease.

The Manchester team found a link between breastfeeding and reduced risk of celiac disease.

Those infants who were being regularly breastfed when they were first introduced to foods containing gluten cut their risk of developing celiac disease by 52 percent compared with those who were not being breastfed.

It might be that a child is simply exposed to less gluten during weaning if he or she is being breastfed.

Alternatively, breastfeeding might protect against coeliac disease by preventing gastrointestinal infections in an infant, which can weaken the lining of the bowel and allow gluten to pass deeper into the gut than normal.

Breast milk also contains certain immune cells from the mother that might confer protection against gluten intolerance, they said.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends women breastfeed babies for at least six months.

-- IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Breast-fed Babies Experience Less Pain during Blood Tests
2. Babies Breast-fed beyond Nine Months at Risk of Allergies
3. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
4. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
5. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
6. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
7. Childrens snoring may indicate a serious problem
8. Children exposed to smoke show decreased levels of Vitamin C
9. Children! Protecting them from medical mistakes
10. Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage
11. Children’s Cholesterol Matter
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, ... guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers care for ... a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. , ... care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” said Mechell ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s ... Alexandria Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... provider of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by ... (EATS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First ... compliance program management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at ... (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: ... data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product is expected to appear ... listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs in your area: ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The ... ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... Janssen Biotech, Inc. (Janssen) announced today that ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Biologics ... treatment of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ... needed to further evaluate the safety of sirukumab in ... "We are disappointed ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device company ... destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive Josh ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: