CHILD breastfeeding research makes a splash

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Ongoing research led by Dr. Meghan Azad, using data from the CHILD Study, has shed light on the breastmilk microbiome and on breastfeeding’s protective effects against allergy and asthma, as well as obesity and diabetes. High-profile publications in recent years … Continued

New Research Coordinator for Manitoba

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As of November 13, 2018, the Manitoba site of the CHILD Study has a new Research Coordinator: Brittany Semenchuk. Brittany holds an Exercise Science degree from the University of Winnipeg, and received her Master’s of Exercise Psychology from the University … Continued

CHILD research in New York Times Op-ed

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  In a November 18, 2018, opinion piece in the New York Times entitled “Save the Germs,” documentary filmmaker Sarah Schenck argues the case for the establishment of a “microbial vault” to preserve, for future use in combating disease, samples … Continued