Newsletter - June 2021

Dear Readers,

We are pleased to present you our HiPP Science newsletter for healthcare professionals!

Current studies summarised & reviewed:
Read interesting articles on the topic of paediatrics and nutritional medicine. We hope you will find them interesting!

Best wishes & stay healthy
Dr. Stephanie Ruf
Editor of HiPP for Health Care Professionals

New insights into the intestinal microbiome in breastfed and formula-fed infants

ESPGHAN Online-Congress, 04 June 2021
HiPP Symposium in the context of the 6th World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Combining the best science and nature: For our goal of our research on breast milk and gut microbiota for 20 years. Learn more about our pre- & probiotics in our infant formulae!

SARS-CoV-2 in pregnant and nursing women

Holder pasteurisation (63°C for 30 min) inactivates SARS-CoV-2 in breast milk

The SARS-CoV-2 virus also passes into breast milk in case of COVID-19 infections. But even if not fed directly via breastfeeding, the current pandemic means that breast milk may…

Protection from infection through transfer of IgG antibodies via cord blood after maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy

Newborns are protected from infection by their innate, immature immune system and by diaplacentally transferred maternal antibodies. A research team from Philadelphia (USA) looked at a large number of SARS-CoV-2 infection cases…

Maternal faecal transplantation to caesarean-born infants?

During vaginal birth, infants are exposed to maternal intestinal and vaginal microbes. These microbes colonise the infant’s intestines and create the basis for an intestinal microbiota which is a key factor for their health in later life. After a caesarean birth…

Special edition on obesity

Increased body fat mass is associated with increased blood insulin levels

A bioelectrical impedance analysis is used to measure body fat, body water, muscle mass and other body compartments. Because of the known correlation between obesity and type 2 diabetes, this method was used to determine…

Probiotics: L. fermentum ameliorates high fat diet-induced obesity in vivo

The association between the human gut microbiota and the development of obesity or obesity-related diseases has been the focus of increasing scientific attention for several years. The imbalance in the gut microbiota caused…

HiPP Science Newsletter

Current studies summarised & commented
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