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    Obesity increases the risk of certain bacterial infections


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    Tuesday, October 28, 2008 2:18 pm Email this article
    Obesity increases the risk of certain bacterial infections leading to longer recovery times and an increased risk of dying according to research presented at Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, in Washington, DC on Monday, October 27th, 2008 by Matthew Falagas, the director of the Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, in Athens, Greece as reported on Bloomberg. Data

    Data from 11 studies and 3,159 patients

    Falagas’s analyzed the results of 11 studies that included 3,159 patients.

    REFERENCE

    Lopatto E. Obesity is linked to increased risks from bacterial infections. Bloomberg. 2008 Oct 27.

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