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Antibiotics linked to Child Obesity

Children who take repeated antibiotics are more likely to become obese by the age of 5, according to a new study, published on September 29 2014 in JAMA Pediatrics. The study examined the health records of nearly 65000 children found … Continue reading

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Zinc Plus Antibiotic Reduces Treatment Failure in Infants

According to a randomized, double-blind study, infants with probable serious bacterial infection who received zinc in addition to standard antibiotic therapy were less likely to suffer treatment failure. The results indicated that zinc supplementation reduced the incidence of treatment failure … Continue reading

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