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Effects of iron deficiency on neonatal behavior at different stages of pregnancy.

This prospective study involved 216 pregnant Spanish mothers aged 18 to 43...

Daily intake of bovine lactoferrin-containing products may ameliorate rotaviral gastroenteritis.

Rotavirus is the single most important pathogen in severe dehydrating diarrhea...

Lactoferrin may reduce the incidence of lower respiratory tract infections in young infants.

Lactoferrin is found in much higher quantities in human breast milk (1-2g/L) than...

Bovine lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of late-onset sepsis in very...

The incidence of sepsis in premature neonates of very low birth weight (<1.5kg)...

Oral administration of lactoferrin increases hemoglobin and total serum iron in pregnant

Iron deficiency anemia is a common cause of concern in pregnancies worldwide...

Neonatal small bowel epithelia: enhancing anti-bacterial defense with lactoferrin...

Infection is responsible for almost half of deaths in neonatal intensive...

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