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Breastfeeding may reduce risk of Alzheimer's

Scientists say breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease Credit: PA

Scientists at the University of Cambridge claim mothers who breastfeed may have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Researchers say they've found a very significant correlation between the two. It's believed it may be linked to the way breastfeeding can influence the hormonal balance in women.