Breast milk,could help prevent heart disease by better regulating hormones and growth factors, strengthening the infant’s immune system, reducing inflammation and by possibly improving the metabolism of the child, researchers said. Photograph: iStock

Early use of breast milk could play a “vital role” in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants, according to research by the Royal College(...)

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, on York Street, where the clinical trial was spearheaded by the  RCSI’s Prof Janusz Jankowski. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An Irish college has discovered a new treatment that “significantly prevents” oesophageal cancer in patients predisposed to the disease following a t(...)