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Pasteurization reduces bioactive component of breast milk

Dec. 6, 2023—Pasteurization of breast milk affects the concentration of osteopontin, a bioactive protein with roles in intestinal, immunological and brain development — suggesting that osteopontin supplementation should be considered when donor milk is provided to preterm infants.

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Change in respiratory care strategies benefits preterm infants

Jul. 22, 2021—A decade’s worth of data shows that neonatologists are shifting the type of respiratory support they utilize for preterm infants, a move that could lead to improved health outcomes.

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