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Alterations in infant microbiota linked to childhood obesity and liver disease.


It is known that obesity increases the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) which impacts at least 30% of obese children, and can lead to liver failure, requiring a transplant.  Childhood obesity is a world-wide epidemic with recent studies stating that 57% of today’s children will be obese by age 35, running parallel with the rate of maternal obesity

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