News on colostrum research and results

  1. Fortification and gut function

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    Fortification of human donor milk with bovine colostrum resulted in better intestinal function, lower bacterial load, protein metabolism, higher weight gain and less incidences of diarrhea in preterm pigs, compared to use of a formula-based...
  2. Epigenetics in preterm neonates

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    Oral antibiotic treatment in the 5 days after birth delayed bacterial colonization. This seems to provide lower immune response, less hypoxic stress, better vascular integrity and increased metabolism in the immature intestine via epigentic...
  3. Colostrum against oral mucositis

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    Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) receiving bovine colostrum as dietary supplementation and prophylactic protection showed significantly lower scores in the degree of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis than placebo group....
  4. DNA methylation is diet dependent

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    Markedly difference in DNA methylation and function of the immature newborn intestine between preterm piglets fed infant formula and bovine colostrum highlight the importance of the correct early feeding regime for preterm infants.  ...
  5. Colostrum and septic shock

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    Recent findings suggest that oral supplementation with bovine colostrum may improve resistance against septic shock and brain barrier disruption during bloodstream infections caused by Staphylococcus epidermis in preterm piglets.  ...
  6. What’s up in 2019?

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    Welcome to 2019! This is the year for the estimated primary completion date of the clinical trials FortiColos and PreColos-RCT. The two studies aim to prove the benefits of application of bovine as first enteral nutrition for preterm infants....