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Non-invasive biomarkers to diagnose infant urinary tract obstruction

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Non-invasive biomarkers to diagnose infant urinary tract obstruction Non-invasive biomarkers to diagnose infant urinary tract obstruction Credit: CC0 Public Domain One in every 500 babies is born with a condition called ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO), an obstruction of the ureter that prevents urine from flowing from one or both of …

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    Marketing claims for infant formula should be banned, argue experts

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    Marketing claims for infant formula should be banned, argue experts Marketing claims for infant formula should be banned, argue experts Credit: CC0 Public Domain Marketing claims for infant formula should be banned, argue experts in The BMJ today. Robert Boyle, a specialist in child allergy at Imperial College London and …

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      Breastfeeding moms’ exposure to nicotine linked to infant skull defect

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      Breastfeeding moms’ exposure to nicotine linked to infant skull defect Breastfeeding moms’ exposure to nicotine linked to infant skull defect Credit: CC0 Public Domain Lactating mothers who use e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies may be putting their breastfed babies at risk for skull defects, a new study in animals suggests. …

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        Marketing makes dubious claims about infant formulas

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        Marketing claims made about the health benefits of infant formula and toddler milks aren’t supported by science. Credit: Rudd Center Marketing claims promote benefits of providing infant formula and toddler milks that are not supported by scientific evidence, yet 60% of caregivers mistakenly believe these products provide nutrition not present …

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