Obesity

Skin Microbiota Differ for Obese, Non-Obese Undergoing C-Section

Skin Microbiota Differ for Obese, Non-Obese Undergoing C-Section

After cesarean delivery, the incision site harbors a higher bacterial biomass in obese women than in non-obese women.

Antibiotic Prophylaxis After C-Section Reduces Surgical Site Infections

Antibiotic Prophylaxis After C-Section Reduces Surgical Site Infections

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A study conducted at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center compares antibiotic prophylaxis treatment after cesarean section in 403 obese women.

Dalbavancin Safe, Efficacious for Skin Infections Regardless of Weight

Dalbavancin Safe, Efficacious for Skin Infections Regardless of Weight

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Subanalysis of a previously published randomized double-blind phase 3 trial in patients with ABSSSI found that dalbavancin was well-tolerated in obese patients.

Influenza Risk Higher Among Vaccinated Patients With Obesity

Influenza Risk Higher Among Vaccinated Patients With Obesity

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Obesity may increase the risk of influenza and influenza-like illness.

HIV-Positive Women With Obesity Benefit From Weight Loss

HIV-Positive Women With Obesity Benefit From Weight Loss

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Moderate diet-induced weight loss has important therapeutic cardiometabolic effects in HIV-positive women with obesity.

Infection in Infancy Not Antibiotic Use Linked to Childhood Obesity

Infection in Infancy Not Antibiotic Use Linked to Childhood Obesity

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Infection, rather than antibiotic use, is associated with increased risk of childhood obesity.

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