breast cancer

Mums who breastfeed may have reduced risk of multiple sclerosis
Mums who breastfeed may have reduced risk of multiple sclerosis (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mothers who breastfeed for a total of at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who don’t breastfeed at all or do so for up to four ... Read More »

Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research
Post breastfeeding tissue remodelling explained by new research (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A ground-breaking study into the changes that occur in a woman’s breast, from growing into one that provides milk for a new-born, and then back to its normal state, has discovered that milk-producing cells are, in effect, cannibalised by other ... Read More »

Association between Breastfeeding and a Reduced Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer
Association between Breastfeeding and a Reduced Risk of Aggressive Breast Cancer (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A large international study shows that breastfeeding is associated with a lower risk of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer called hormone-receptor negative. This new combined evidence shows the risk was reduced by up to 20% in women who ... Read More »

Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters
Smoking when pregnant increases cancer risk for daughters (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found women who smoke when pregnant are putting their daughters at a greater risk of developing ovarian and breast cancer later in life. The Australian National University (ANU) study, published in Human Reproduction, found mothers who ... Read More »

Hormones can change the breast’s genetic material
Hormones can change the breast’s genetic material (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Melbourne scientists have discovered how female steroid hormones can make dramatic changes to the genetic material in breast cells, changes that could potentially lead to breast cancer. Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have identified how pregnancy hormones ... Read More »

Breast and maternity bra care during pregnancy and breastfeeding
Breast and maternity bra care during pregnancy and breastfeeding (3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)

Both your breasts and your maternity bras will play important roles in breastfeeding your baby after childbirth, so it’s important to make sure you care for both during your pregnancy and breastfeeding. Breast care Breast cleaning During pregnancy, cleaning the ... Read More »

 
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