Navigation Links
Breast-feeding Protects Mothers from Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mothers who breast feed their babies for longer periods are likely to have a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic disorder that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues, a new study suggests.

While previous studies have suggested that hormonal factors play a part in the development of RA, the new study found that breast feeding for 13 or more months was associated with a reduced risk of developing RA compared to women who had never breast fed.

The longer the breast feeding period, the lower the mother's risk of developing RA in later life, according to the new data presented at EULAR 2007, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Barcelona, Spain.

The latest study was conducted using the data from a community-based health study in Spain between 1991 and 1996, comparing health information from 136 women, reported health portal Medical News Today.

Comparable use of oral contraceptives (OCs) or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) did not show a significant effect on the risk of developing RA, it said.

"This study specifically highlights the potential of naturally-induced hormones in protecting individuals from developing RA in the future," said lead researcher Mitra Keshavarz, of Malm Hospital University, Sweden.

"It further adds to the growing body of evidence in favour of breast feeding and its positive health implications this time demonstrating its protective benefits for the mother," he added.

Studies in the past have shown that breast milk is perfectly suited to nourish infants and protect them from illness. Breast-fed infants have lower rates of hospital admissions, ear infections, diarrhoea, rashes, allergies and other medical problems than bottle-fed babies.

Breast-feeding not only helps the child against various diseases but benefits the mother as well. Previous studies have shown that it can lower a
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Childhood Anxiety Reduced with Breast-feeding
2. Breast-feeding may Protect Against Childhood Sleep-related Breathing Disorder
3. Longer Term Breast-feeding Reduces the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women
4. A Drug That Protects The Heart, Found To Protect The Eyes
5. Vaginal Gel That Protects Against HIV To Hit The Markets By 2010
6. Researchers Investigate Protein that Protects Tumors
7. NHS Protects Job Opportunities for Homegrown Nursing Graduates
8. Mothers Healthy Diet Protects Baby from Developing Atherosclerosis
9. NMNAT Protein Protects Against Nerve Cell Degeneration
10. Mushroom Extract Protects Poultry From Parasite Diseases
11. Brain-child of Natus Medical, “Cool Cap”, Protects Brains of Babies Born With HE
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Breast feeding Protects Mothers from Rheumatoid Arthritis

(Date:5/6/2015)... RPS Revolution - a game for the whole family with ... Scissors game - is now taking pre-orders via Kickstarter. ... to learn rules from Rock Paper Scissors, families can now ... Revolution takes the best parts of Rock Paper Scissors ... set of three called Trios. Trios like a Knight, Princess, ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Springs, Texas (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 ... stages of the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model, the ... paper, improve patient engagement and automate processes. The ... transitioned from paper-driven to electronic workflows, patient registration ... hard copies of consents. With HIMSS Stage 7 ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 Corporate Executives ... of MEBC, an Alliance Award for excellence in ... FOCUS 2015, JDA’s annual user conference which brought ... and wholesale distribution sectors. This award recognizes MEBC, ... receiving services that advance their supply chain performance ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 The Beryl ... 1 of Patient Experience Journal (PXJ), an international, ... practices around understanding and improving patient experience. The second ... patient experience conversation globally, helps align the voices engaged ... , Published in association with The Beryl Institute, ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 Marketing Maven ... ranked international water, sanitation and hygiene nonprofit by GuideStar’s ... across the world and it brings our agency great ... of Marketing Maven. “The ongoing relationship between WaterAid ... for people to learn about and support the nonprofit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RPS Revolution Launches Kickstarter Campaign 2Health News:RPS Revolution Launches Kickstarter Campaign 3Health News:Access Electronic Patient Signatures Help Hilo Meet HIMSS Stage 7 Paperless Targets & Save $200,000 a Year on Consent Forms 2Health News:Access Electronic Patient Signatures Help Hilo Meet HIMSS Stage 7 Paperless Targets & Save $200,000 a Year on Consent Forms 3Health News:MEBC Receives Award for Consulting Excellence in Retail 2Health News:Patient Experience Journal Releases Spring 2015 Issue 2Health News:Marketing Maven Expands Partnership with the #1 Ranked International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Nonprofit 2Health News:Marketing Maven Expands Partnership with the #1 Ranked International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Nonprofit 3
... 15 Sedgwick Claims Management,Services, Inc. ... in its healthcare professional liability claims ... risk management and auditing.,Sedgwick CMS in ... other complex claims administration services for ...
... 15 Caris Diagnostics, a leading,provider of diagnostic ... the hiring of another nationally renowned,dermatopathologist for its ... Diagnostics to support the growing dermatopathology,practice for the ... in the dermatopathology community for,years, with his proven ...
... study shows they could protect against spread of disease ... used to treat people with HIV might also prevent ... researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center ... infections worldwide, which total about 6,800 new transmissions daily, ...
... pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), an untreatable progressive lung disease that ... diagnosis, have a worse prognosis than non-smokers, according to ... that current smokers with IPF might live longer than ... likely reflected a healthy smoker effect. , The study ...
... 15 It,s time to think about fun ways,to get ... high school golf,circuit in southern California., (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071220/AQTHFNS1 ... I am,constantly doing a variety of things that help me ... Here are some ideas to get you started:, ...
... Provides Migration Path for Healthcare Providers to New ... Electronic Health Card System in Germany, ... ), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital,World, ... to be used as an MKT+ terminal (multi-functional,terminal) from GEMATIK, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sedgwick CMS Expands Healthcare Professional Liability Claims Services in Investigations, Risk Management, Audit & Consulting 2Health News:Sedgwick CMS Expands Healthcare Professional Liability Claims Services in Investigations, Risk Management, Audit & Consulting 3Health News:Caris Diagnostics Announces Addition of Leading Dermatopathologist to Expand Subspecialty Expertise 2Health News:Antiretroviral Drugs May Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV 2Health News:Smoking belies milder disease but worse prognosis for IPF patients 2Health News:10 Great Ways for Teens to Stay Fit - from One Teen to Another 2Health News:10 Great Ways for Teens to Stay Fit - from One Teen to Another 3Health News:e-Health Card Terminal From SCM Microsystems Receives GEMATIK Certification 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... 06, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Cannulas Market by Product (Nasal, Arterial, ... Microcannula), Material (Plastic, Metal) & End Users (Hospitals, ... report to their offering. The ... a CAGR of 5.6% from 2015 to 2020 ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... South Africa , May 6, ... kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined[1]. Approximately ... percent can be cured with the right treatment[3]. Together with ... are working to build up their radiation therapy infrastructures and ... cancer patients worldwide would benefit from radiation therapy[4] during the ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4fgrnh/asiapacific ) ... Internal Trauma Fixation Devices Market by Type & ... report to their offering. The ... to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from ... rising incidences of road accidents, increasing aging population, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Cannulas Market 2015 - Forecasts to 2020 with Medtronic, Edward Lifesciences, Terumo, Sorin & Maquet Holding B.V. & Co. Dominating 2Global Cannulas Market 2015 - Forecasts to 2020 with Medtronic, Edward Lifesciences, Terumo, Sorin & Maquet Holding B.V. & Co. Dominating 3Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 2Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 3Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 4Asia-Pacific Internal Trauma Fixation Devices (Internal Trauma Fixation Plates, Screws, Rod Wires & Pins, Fusion Nails) Market 2015 2
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
Interchangeable design allows you to select a single handpiece and change tips during the procedure. Universal connector. Disassembles for easy cleaning. Tips can rotate 360 degrees to re-orient port...
PremierEdge™ Tunnel Knives....
Medicine Products: