Milk or no milk? Study fills long-time knowledge gap on babies with genetic disorder

A new study finally brings clarity to parents of children with Duarte galactosemia, a milder variant of a genetic disorder that impairs the body’s ability to process a milk sugar known as galactose. The study found that children with Duarte galactosemia are at no greater risk of long-term developmental abnormalities than their unaffected siblings, regardless of their exposure to milk as infants.

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