The reseachers found there was a “significant association” between veterinary antibiotics and obesity among the young. Photo: Reuters

Childhood obesity linked to eating food from animals treated with antibiotics: Chinese researchers

Children with high traces of antibiotics in their systems are two to three times more likely to be obese, with boys affected more than girls

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The reseachers found there was a “significant association” between veterinary antibiotics and obesity among the young. Photo: Reuters
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Alice Yan

Alice Yan

Alice Yan is a Shanghai-based social and medical news reporter. She started her journalism career in 2003 and has degrees in economics and public administration. Her Twitter account is @TingYanalice