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Fungi in babies’ guts influence later risk of obesity
A new study using CHILD data has found that the fungi living in an infant’s intestinal tract are linked to that child’s later risk of becoming overweight or obese. The study, published in... READ MORE
Preterm babies have lower BMI in infancy but catch up later, study finds
A new multi-cohort study has found that, during infancy, individuals born preterm typically have a lower BMI (Body Mass Index, a measure of body fat based on height and weight) and a lower... READ MORE
Breastfeeding can offset the asthma risk caused by a baby’s exposure to antibiotics
New CHILD research out of BC Children’s Hospital shows that breastfeeding can protect newborns from the increased risk of asthma caused by antibiotic exposure. According to the study, published in Med, children who... READ MORE
CHILD’s Toronto site leader appointed Head of Respiratory Medicine at SickKids
Following an international search, Dr. Theo Moraes, leader of CHILD’s Toronto site, has been appointed Division Head of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). He... READ MORE