Is childhood weight linked to early exposure to antibiotics?

A study in Pediatrics contributes to the evidence that links early exposure to antibiotics with higher body weight in five-year old children. Lead author of the study is Jason Block, MD, a Harvard Pop Center faculty member and former Harvard RWJF Health & Society Scholar. Learn more in this news item.

Medical Therapy and Microbiota Diversity

Challenges in therapeutic options for chronic rhinosinusitis are highlighted by Cindy Liu, Pop Center faculty member, in her study “Medical therapy reduces microbiota diversity and evenness in surgically recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis“, recently published in the International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology.