Scientists are investigating whether colostrum - or calf milk - could be used to protect diabetes sufferers from common infections
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Calf milk could help protect against common infections

Colostrum, the creamy first milk produced by cows when their calves are born, is normally thrown away.

But the antibodies-rich product is increasingly being taken as a health supplement by elite athletes.

Now scientists at Swansea University are investigating whether colostrum could also be used to protect diabetes sufferers from common infections.

Dr Richard Bracken tells Abigail Neal about the potential of this "wonder product".

  • 14 Jun 2016
  • From the section Wales
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