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Antibiotics Affect Breast Milk Microbiota in Mothers of Preterm Infants, U of T Study Shows

A team led by researchers at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has found that mothers of preterm babies have highly individual breast milk microbiomes, and that even short courses of antibiotics have prolonged effects on the diversity and abundance of microbes in their milk.
Sep 3 / 2020

Pasteurizing Breast Milk Inactivates SARS-CoV-2, U of T Study Shows

PHOTO BY GOLFXX, DREAMSTIME Researchers at the University of Toronto and Sinai Health have found that a common technique to pasteurize breast milk inactivates the virus that causes COVID-19, making it safe for use. 
Jul 13 / 2020

CNS-SCN Fellow Distinction Award

The Canadian Nutrition Society has honoured Professors Harvey Anderson, David Jenkins and Mary L'Abbé with 2020 Fellow Distinction Awards.
May 19 / 2020

Study compares childhood outcomes of nutritional strategies used for feeding very-low-birth-weight infants

Scientists and educators at the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition make news for their research, teaching and advocacy — and offer credible commentary on the latest nutrition news. Read recent media reports below.
Feb 12 / 2020