News tagged with child obesity
Children who have suffered maltreatment are 36% more likely to be obese in adulthood compared to non-maltreated children, according to a new study by King's College London. The authors estimate that the prevention or effective ...
Overweight and Obesity May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Peru's president signed a new law Thursday designed to reduce child obesity by encouraging healthier eating habits in schools.
Health May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity rates among small children may finally be on the decline after more than tripling in the United States the past 30 years, a study out Wednesday indicated.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels was associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels, according to a Kaiser ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A University of Illinois study has established a possible link between high-fat diets and such childhood brain-based conditions as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and memory-dependent learning disabilities.
Attention deficit disorders Feb 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children living in poorer neighborhoods are nearly 30 percent more likely to be obese than children in more affluent residences, according to a new study from Rice University.
Health Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The impact on children of alcohol and fast-food advertising in sports sponsorship is concerning health experts at The University of Western Australia.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight and obese children in low-income households can meet or exceed the Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding the Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Overweight and Obesity when given ...
Pediatrics Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents may plead, cajole or entice their children to try new foods, but some kids just won't budge. Now, new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals that the reason these kids fear new foods ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A community-based scalable weight-management program correlates with significant reductions in overweight status in children, according to a study published online Sept. 17 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Almost all candy, high-calorie drinks and greasy meals could soon be on a food blacklist in the nation's schools.
Health Feb 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A much neglected part of the obesity epidemic is that it has resulted in more overweight/obese women before and during pregnancy. Their offspring also tend to have higher birth weights and more body fat, and carry an increased ...
Health Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents with a higher number of stressors in their lives are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study by pediatric researchers. Furthermore, when parents perceive themselves to be stressed, their children ...
Pediatrics Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Duration of breastfeeding during infancy does not reduce a child's risk of being overweight, obese, study reports
In research that included nearly 14,000 healthy infants in Belarus, an intervention that succeeded in improving the duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding during infancy did not result in a lower risk of overweight or ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Efforts to prevent obesity among low-income infants should focus not only on what babies are being fed but also the reasons behind unhealthy feeding practices, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |