Sugars in breast milk may fight harmful bacteria directly

baby breastfeeding

SWEET STUFF Sugars in breast milk may directly fight bacteria, such as Group B Strep, a new study suggests.

szeyuen/istockphoto

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Health & Medicine

From the Nature Index

Paid Content