Swiss study: mother’s indirect exposure to BPA predisposes babies to cancer

New research shows mothers, not just baby bottles, transmit BPA, source of mammary gland changes LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Researchers at the EPFL have shown through experiments with mice that indirect exposure by pregnant women and nursing mothers to Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, most likely predisposes infants to breast cancer by modifying their mammary […]

US children developing poor eating habits earlier, study shows


VEVEY, SWITZERLAND – Children in the US are developing poor eating habits that are likely to lead to obesity at a younger age, as early as 12 months, a study by Nestlé shows. Some 10 percent of children between ages 2 and 5 are now categorized as obese and another 11 percent are overweight, but […]