Antibiotics in Childhood Have Been Linked to an Increased Risk of Mental Illness

Hospitalization for an infection might leave you at greater risk for mental illness, according to a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which draws on data from youth in Denmark up to the age of 17 years. The authors also found that antibiotic use was associated with even higher risk for mental illness. This connection is thought … Continue reading Antibiotics in Childhood Have Been Linked to an Increased Risk of Mental Illness