Blog: Breast is best – and not just for babies

Catherine Sleep | 18 January 2005

Remember that feature we published in the autumn about human breast milk being used in general food products in China? Some argue that the benefits of breast milk should not only be available to babies, but to the population at large.

Unsurprisingly the suggestion has been received with a mixed response, from the all-embracing to the downright stomach-churned. Members can read that feature by clicking here.

Anyway, an article in today’s press reports on human breast milk being prescribed to treat some serious illnesses. And it’s happening in the US, notably with adult cancer patients.

When is breast best?


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