Human milk microbiota and mastitis

Monday, Mar 12, 2018

The report studied the impact of mastitis on human milk microbiota. Findings supported the hypothesis that women with mastitis have lower microbial diversity, enriched level of opportunistic pathogens and depletion of commensal obligate anaerobes.

Reference:

Patel SH, et al. Culture independent assessment of human milk microbial community in lactational mastitis. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):7804.
 

Other article that you might be interested in:

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 1: Breast pain in lactating women – A summary of a local report and nutrition recommendations

Link to Publication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5552812/

Human milk microbiota and mastitis

Monday, Mar 12, 2018

The report studied the impact of mastitis on human milk microbiota. Findings supported the hypothesis that women with mastitis have lower microbial diversity, enriched level of opportunistic pathogens and depletion of commensal obligate anaerobes.

Reference:

Patel SH, et al. Culture independent assessment of human milk microbial community in lactational mastitis. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):7804.
 

Other article that you might be interested in:

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2017 Issue 1: Breast pain in lactating women – A summary of a local report and nutrition recommendations

Link to Publication: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5552812/


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Gut microbiota and mastitis (NEW!)

Mastitis is a disease affecting both dairy herds and human. The article has summarized the potential role of gut microbiota and its metabolites on mastitis. Targeting gut microbiome might a fresh direction to prevent and treat mastitis.

The potential role of maternal probiotics on glucose and lipid metabolism

A meta-analysis on 10 randomized controlled trials demonstrated that probiotic supplementation during pregnancy helps reduce fasting blood glucose level, serum insulin levels as well as insulin resistance. Total cholesterol and triglyceride levels were also decreased after probiotic supplementation.

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