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Giving babies and toddlers antibiotics can increase the risk of obesity – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health

Antibiotics can be lifesaving, but they can have serious downsides — including increasing the risk of obesity when they are given early in life, according to a recent study. Antibiotics kill bacteria. That can be a very good thing when the bacteria are causing a serious infection. But antibiotics don’t limit themselves to killing infection-causing bacteria; they kill other bacteria ...

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Despite common obesity gene variants, obese children lose weight after lifestyle changes – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children who are genetically predisposed to overweight by common gene variants can still lose weight by changing their diet and exercise habits. Around 750 overweight or obese children and adolescents undergoing lifestyle interventions participated in the study conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Holbæk Hospital. Overweight and obesity constitute an increasing global problem ...

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Diabetes Risk: New Research on Obesity – KFSN-TV

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Obesity and diabetes can sometimes go hand and hand. The higher amount of fat a person has, the higher the chance they can develop diabetes. But new research shows the measurement that doctors are using to calculate their risk may not be so accurate. Doctors say it’s an epidemic. More than 84 million people in the U.S. ...

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Health Alert: Obesity Health Risks – KDRV

MEDFORD, Ore. — Obesity has been known to be a big issue in the United States for many years. Some of the causes of obesity are unhealthy eating habits, sleeping too little, or even some hormonal conditions Doctors use a special measure called the body mass index, or BMI, to decide who is underweight, at a healthy weight, overweight, or ...

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Paradox: Obesity Promotes Tumors but Boosts Immunotherapy – Medscape

Being obese increases the risk of developing cancer, but paradoxically, in cancer patients, excess weight helps immunotherapy drugs kill cancer cells, according to a study published online November 12 in Nature Medicine. Researchers at the University of California (UC), Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, have demonstrated both in animals and in humans that obesity increases immune aging, tumor progression, and ...

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