But there is no indicator the trendy practice gives any health advantages, and some proof it could demonstrate dangerous, new analysis suggests. After reviewing a large number of studies from throughout the world on so-called placentophagy, or placenta consumption, the research workers state they’re advising obstetricians to discourage their patients from eating the placenta in virtually any form. ‘As obstetricians, it is important to tell the reality. And the simple truth is it’s possibly harmful no proof it’s beneficial, then, don’t get it done,’ said research writer Dr. Amos Grunebaum. He’s an obstetrician/gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell INFIRMARY in NEW YORK.What might emerge like a hot subject? Or, perhaps, become neglected? The post-conference upshot would be that the meeting received minimal coverage in the mainstream media whatsoever. A lot of the protection originated from trade mags, patient advocacy groupings, and the general public relationships departments of medical organizations whose doctors had been presenting. We wondered why that was the case and considered some professional sources because of their perspective.