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‘There’s never been enough human milk in the world…until now’: Meet the cell-cultured start-up ‘humanizing’ bovine formula

‘There’s by no means been sufficient human milk on the planet…till now’: Meet the cell-cultured start-up ‘humanizing’ bovine system

Breastfeeding has long been promoted as the most effective way to ensure child health and survival. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) ‘breast is best’ philosophy, breastmilk is the ideal food for infants.“It is safe, clean and contains antibodies which help protect against many childhood illnesses,” ​notes the UN agency.However, nearly two out of…

First human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in Europe

First human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) in Europe

Map of high pathogenicity avian influenza H5N1-infected premises and wild bird events, Great Britain, October 2021–January 2022. Credit: Eurosurveillance Following an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) in a flock of around 125 Muscovy ducks in a domestic setting in South West England on 22 December 2021, the virus was later also confirmed in…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Human infections decline in Norway but pathogens stable in food-producing animals

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Human infections decline in Norway however pathogens steady in food-producing animals

Most pathogens decreased in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic and reduced travel, according to a report published by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute. Diseases transmitted between animals and humans are called zoonoses. The decline in humans was highest for campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis and E. coli infections, mainly because of fewer travel associated cases. Occurrence of most…