Prescription of antibiotics, acid-suppressing meds in first two years of life linked to childhood obesity.
After cesarean delivery, the incision site harbors a higher bacterial biomass in obese women than in non-obese women.
A study conducted at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center compares antibiotic prophylaxis treatment after cesarean section in 403 obese women.
Subanalysis of a previously published randomized double-blind phase 3 trial in patients with ABSSSI found that dalbavancin was well-tolerated in obese patients.
Obesity may increase the risk of influenza and influenza-like illness.
Moderate diet-induced weight loss has important therapeutic cardiometabolic effects in HIV-positive women with obesity.
Infection, rather than antibiotic use, is associated with increased risk of childhood obesity.
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