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Antibiotics use during infancy could cause weight issues later on

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Posted at 2:10 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 14:10:06-05

Antibiotic use during infancy may lead to a weight problem later on.

Chinese researchers analyzed nearly two dozen studies involving over a million people.

They found babies who took antibiotics had a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood.

However there was *no* link between use during pregnancy and childhood obesity.