Originally published: The Guardian
By: Marco Reina
Antibiotic exposure in infancy is already associated with multiple long-term health consequences. Now a new study has suggested a link between antibiotics and childhood obesity.
Press Trust of India
Reduced microbiotic richness in the human gut due to decreased dietary diversity is associated with common diseases, including type 2 diabetes, obesity and inflammatory bowel disease, scientists say.
By: Prithvijit Mitra
By: Sarah Boseley
The already delayed childhood obesity strategy will not be published until the summer, the government has said, and campaigners say it is unlikely to include a sugar tax.
By: Katherine Doyle
By: Lisa Rapaport
(Reuters Health) - Obese people have an increased risk of kidney disease even when they don’t have health problems like high blood pressure or elevated blood sugar that can impair renal function, a large Korean study suggests.
By: Martinne Geller
2016 could be the year of the sugar tax, as several large nations consider levies on sweetened food and drinks to battle obesity and fatten government coffers.
By: Mark Tran
The use of antibiotics in young children may alter the natural populations of gut microbes in a way that leaves them predisposed to weight gain and asthma in later childhood, according to new research.
By: Laura Lorenzetti
“Alarming” rates found in a new study.