Localized hardening of soft tissue of the body. The area becomes firm, but not as hard as bone.
- Industrial health
A branch of public health concerned with the health and well-being of workers. Its aims are to eliminate hazards and reduce industrial fatigue in the workplace.
- Indwelling bladder catheter
Catheter, indwelling bladder.
A young baby, from birth to 12 months of age.
- Infant carbohydrate intake
Carbohydrates (glucose, lactose, sucrose, galactose, etc.) are sugars or several sugars linked together. Carbohydrates provide energy (calories) for the brain tissues, muscles, and other organs. Lactose is a carbohydrate consisting of glucose linked to galactose. Lactose is the major carbohydrate in human breast milk, cow milk, and in most milk-based infant formulas. While most infants […]
- Infant fat requirements
Fat in human milk provides 30%-35% of the total daily caloric needs for a growing infant. Manufacturers of infant formulas utilize many different vegetable oils for fat including corn, soy, safflower, and coconut oils. Some formulas contain “predigested” fats known as medium chain triglycerides (MCT). These are analogous to the “predigested proteins.” Because of their […]