In The News: Department of Anthropology

OKmedicina
December 5, 2017

There is no beneficial effect associated with the consumption of placenta.

Galileo
December 5, 2017

Some say it would give a lot of energy and others who think it would be a possible cure for post-partum depression .

Investireoggi
December 5, 2017

Eating the placenta has become a fashion among the stars, but it seems that there are no healthy benefits for this practice.

Adnkronos
December 5, 2017

The fashion of eating the placenta after the birth is, chopped, dehydrated and reduced in capsules, has no clear benefits for new mothers.

Fidelity House
December 5, 2017

A study recently conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, shows how the consumption of placenta in the form of capsules, has a reductive effect or null on maternal bond, on the postpartum mood, and it could be potentially harmful.

MeteoWeb
December 5, 2017

The fashion of eating the placenta after the birth is, chopped, dehydrated and reduced in capsules, has no clear benefits for new mothers.

Wired
December 5, 2017

According to a new American study, the practice of ingesting one's placenta immediately after giving birth has no beneficial effect on the health of new mothers.

IFLScience
December 5, 2017

Whether it's popping pills like Kim and Kourtney or consuming it raw in a smoothie like actor Gaby Hoffman, eating placenta has been the latest alternative maternity trend to hit the mainstream. But in case you were wondering whether or not it's a good idea to follow suit, the latest research suggests it's best to sit this one out.

Mirror
December 4, 2017

Consuming placenta has little benefit for new mothers, according to a study.

Metro
December 4, 2017

The trend for consuming the placenta in capsule form is becoming increasingly popular in the UK – as well as in France, Germany and the US – and has been hailed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy.

The Telegraph
December 4, 2017

Eating the placenta after birth offers no benefit to new mothers, a new study suggests.

International Business Times
December 4, 2017

Consumption of placenta, known as placentophagy, in the form of capsules has been found to have no effect on postpartum mood, maternal bonding and fatigue, while compared to placebo, claimed a research by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).