malnutrition in children

The role of colostrum and infant development

Colostrum oral application, also known as colostrum mouth painting, is a common treatment in the newborn ICU for sicker, smaller neonates due to its anti-infective qualities. Colostrum, the initial breast milk, is often yellow milk that is concentrated, thick, and sticky. Colostrum has larger quantities of immunoglobulins and more protein than regular milk, giving babies […]

Vaccines may prevent diarrhoea, malnutrition and stunting in kids

The World Health Organization is in the process of deciding how to prioritize vaccines for kids in low- and middle-income countries. In the middle of the 20th century, an estimated 4.5 million children under the age of five per year perished from diarrhoea. Although oral rehydration therapy saved lives, it does not stop infection. Millions […]

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