Antibiotics and Obesity

October 27, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,


The Question: Are children that are given antibiotics during their first two years of life at an increased risk of becoming obese? The Study: The weight and height measurements of more than 12,000 Finnish children were followed from birth to 24 months of age. Information of each child’s antibiotic use and the type of antibiotics…

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