News tagged with child obesity

Gene variation identified for teen binge eating

A variation of a gene that can lead teenagers to binge eat has been identified by researchers. The work, carried out by academics at UCL and the universities of Bristol and Queensland, hope the finding will allow a better ...

Jul 21, 2015
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A means of combatting childhood obesity

Recently, the World Health Organisation has highlighted that child obesity is a major problem. More than 40 million pre-school children worldwide are now overweight, the UK being no exception. Child obesity tends to track ...

Nov 06, 2014
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