Childhood BMI in relation to microbiota in infancy and lifetime antibiotic use

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BACKGROUND Children with high body mass index (BMI) at preschool age are at risk of developing obesity. Early identification of factors that increase the risk of excessive weight gain could help direct preventive actions. The intestinal microbiota and antibiotic use have been identified as potential modulators of early metabolic programming and weight… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40168-017-0245-y

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