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Breastfeeding may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Amazing piece of research!

A new study suggests that mothers who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, with longer periods of breastfeeding further reducing the risk.

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“Previous studies have already established that breastfeeding can reduce a mother’s risk of certain other diseases, and research has also shown that there may be a link between breastfeeding and a woman’s general cognitive decline later in life. Until now, however, little has been done to examine the impact of breastfeeding duration on Alzheimer’s risk.”
Read the full article here: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/breastfeeding-may-reduce-alzheimers-risk

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This entry was posted on August 23, 2013 by in Uncategorized.
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