Navigation Links
Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

A study by researchers at the Berkeley and Davis campuses of the University of California has found that flash-heating breast milk infected with HIV successfully inactivates the free-floating virus.

The researchers hope that this technique - heating a glass jar of expressed breast milk in a pan of water over a flame or single burner - will provide hope that mothers with HIV in developing nations will soon be able to more safely feed their babies as it can be easily applied in the homes of mothers in resource-poor communities.

"HIV can be transmitted to the baby via breastfeeding. But for infants in developing countries where infant mortality is already so high from diarrhea and other illnesses, they can't afford to lose the antibodies, other anti-infective agents and the optimal nutrition found in breast milk. This study shows that an easy-to-implement heating method can kill the HIV in breast milk," said Kiersten Israel-Ballard, a doctoral candidate at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health and lead author of the study.

Studies by researchers led by Kiersten Israel-Ballard have shown that flash-heating breast milk can kill bacteria while retaining most of the milk's nutritional and antimicrobial properties, as well as a majority of its important antibodies.

Researchers undertook the study after HIV-positive women in Zimbabwe asked how they could make their milk safe for their babies. While the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends heat treating HIV-infected breast milk, there has been little research into a simple method that a mother in a developing country could use.

Studies by this research team have shown that flash-heating breast milk can kill bacteria while retaining most of the milk's nutritional and antimicrobial properties, as well as a majority of its important antibodies.

"We wanted to be sure that there was scientific evidence that flash-heated milk was truly free
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
2. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
3. Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
4. Breast milk is essential
5. Breast Cancer Surgery Causes Psychological problems
6. Breast cancer evidence
7. Letrozole Beats Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Therapy
8. Breast screening among diabetic women
9. Breast feeding can alter hormones
10. Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk
11. Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Flash heating Inactivates HIV Breast Milk Study

(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 “ Peachtree Audio ... monthly Tech Report, which features the latest and coolest ... expert and special reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the review ... audio equipment. , Music is an important part ... be pampered and given the royal treatment. Peachtree Audio ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 ZoomCare, the ... has submitted plans to offer its new healthcare insurance ... The ZOOM+ Personal Health Insurance System is the nation’s ... to enhance human performance. ZOOM+ Personal Health Insurance was ... delivery system that are subject to review and regulation ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Pioneer Millworks, the largest reclaimed wood ... their reclaimed wood products at the 27th annual International ... in NYC this May. Their newest offerings, Vat 35, ... texture and color to North America's platform for global ... and color in the design world and we're excited ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 ... sponsor at the Cerner Southeast Regional User Group (RUG) ... 2015. The Cerner Southeast Regional User Group Conference provides ... access to vendors who support all aspects of electronic ... innovative use of Cerner software applications. , In addition ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 ... of our genetic makeup and the interplay of genes ... Keeping up with developments can be daunting. , LabRoots, ... sciences and clinical diagnostics professionals, will soon host its ... Genomics. , At BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Affordable High-End Audio Equipment was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:ZoomCare Applies to be on Oregon Exchange 2Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 2Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 3Health News:TROY Healthcare to Exhibit at the Cerner Southeast Regional User Group Conference 2Health News:TROY Healthcare to Exhibit at the Cerner Southeast Regional User Group Conference 3Health News:Recent Advances in Genetics and Genomics: A BioConference Live 2015 Virtual Event 2Health News:Recent Advances in Genetics and Genomics: A BioConference Live 2015 Virtual Event 3
... 50 years medical research has been vetted through the ... reviewers to determine whether work merits publication. A study ... and their influence on journal editors who are the ... not. "Published research is becoming a more ...
... Small study found technique restored some muscle function for months ... in using gene therapy to restore some muscle function in ... is the first time such a feat has been performed ... at the annual meeting of the American Society of Gene ...
... Poorman or ... ... personality Jim “Poorman” Trenton has the wavefront Lasik procedure with Los Angeles Lasik ... most noted for his work on Loveline the nightly radio talk show on KROQ, which ...
... ... visibility at the management and board level , ... MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, ... with AEI, an emerging markets energy infrastructure company, to provide MetricStream’s GRC Platform and ...
... program reduced cardiovascular disease-related medical and hospital costs, ... national company with 30,000 employees, developed the program ... cardiovascular disease when compared to national benchmarks and ... time, the program included a variety of interventions, ...
... for these two diseases? Or does diabetes cause processes in the ... still unclear why diabetics have a higher rate of cancer than ... In order to precisely identify the types of cancer in ... colleagues in Sweden and the United States to carry out the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:To publish or not to publish? That is the question 2Health News:Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy 2Health News:Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Muscular Dystrophy 3Health News:'Poorman' Has Lasik with Dr. Khanna 2Health News:MetricStream Enters into Agreement to Provide Enterprise Risk Management Software Solution to AEI 2Health News:Increased cancer risk of people with type 2 diabetes 2
(Date:4/30/2015)...  IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: IRIX ) today announced ... results after the market closes on Thursday, May ... Company will host a conference call with the investment ... Thursday, May 7, 2015 to discuss the ... Interested parties may access the live conference call ...
(Date:4/30/2015)...   Regulus Therapeutics Inc . (NASDAQ: RGLS ... of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it ... ended March 31, 2015 on Thursday, May 7, 2015, ... Regulus will host a conference call and webcast on ... Time to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial results ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... FRANCISCO, April 30, 2015  Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: ... first quarter ended March 31, 2015. ... 2015 were $325.8 million as compared to $262.8 million ... marketable securities at March 31, 2015 includes a $100.0 ... for the first commercial sale of Movantik™(naloxegol) in the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IRIDEX Announces First Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Release Date 2Regulus Announces Timing for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 2Regulus Announces Timing for First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 3Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 2Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 3Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 4Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 5Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 6Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 7Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 8Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 9Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 10Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 11Nektar Therapeutics Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2015 12
... Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR ) today announced ... the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. ... Presentation date: Monday, June 4, 2012 , Presentation time: 12:30 ... 30-day archive of these presentations will be available at http://ir.avanir.com ...
... - Hospital Universitari Vall d,Hebron Research Institute in Barcelona ... an open label phase 2 study evaluating the overall ... treatment of cirrhosis of the liver and upper GI ... patients demonstrated that OCR-002 is well tolerated and provided ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Preliminary Phase 2 Data of Ocera Therapeutics' OCR-002 for the Treatment of Liver Cirrhosis and Upper GI Bleeding Show Potent Ammonia Reduction 2Preliminary Phase 2 Data of Ocera Therapeutics' OCR-002 for the Treatment of Liver Cirrhosis and Upper GI Bleeding Show Potent Ammonia Reduction 3
Taper with blunt tip. Stainless steel. Round knurled handle with polished finish. Taper : Medium 23 mm. Overall length: 3.9 inches....
Size 2 dilator. Stainless steel. Round knurled handle with polished finish. Overall length: 4 inches....
The interface spatula can be used when irregular interface adherence occurs. By beginning at the point of a dissected edge and sweeping in uniplanar motion towards the area of adherence, the flap can...
Duckbilled spatula designed to enter a side-port stab incision with tip broad enough to efficiently manipulate the lens nucleus in the anterior chamber. Spatula is useful for rotating and cracking th...
Medicine Products: