Clinical Trial in Japan Focuses on Avoiding Cow’s Milk Formula to Supplement Breastfeeding

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: A randomized clinical trial in Japan with about 300 newborns looked at whether avoiding cow’s milk formula to supplement breastfeeding would decrease risks of sensitization to cow’s milk protein or food allergy, including cow’s milk allergy.

Author: Mitsuyoshi Urashima, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., of the Jikei University School of Medicine in Tokyo, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3544)

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