News tagged with obese children
Related topics: children , type 2 diabetes , body mass index , obesity , childhood obesity
Children living in households where the parents are married are less likely to be obese, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Houston.
Overweight and Obesity May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An increasing number of U.S. children are experiencing gastrointestinal issues that require interventions to resolve, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW).
Health May 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Foods being marketed to children in UK supermarkets are less healthy than those marketed to the general population according to researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, who question whether more guidelines may be needed ...
Health May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As parents, physicians and policymakers look for ways to curb childhood obesity, they may need to look no further than a child's own backyard.
Overweight and Obesity May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The idea that adults are better equipped than children to resist junk food advertising has been debunked by a new study that has found both are influenced by television and Internet advertising.
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Although you might think being a member of the "clean plate club" is something that stops when a child is young, new research suggests that up to two-thirds of parents still encourage teenagers ...
Pediatrics Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers have identified four genes newly associated with severe childhood obesity. They also found an increased burden of rare structural variations in severely obese children.
Genetics Apr 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight. But clinic-based weight-control programs for childhood ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The level of education of parents has an influence on the frequency with which their children eat foods linked to obesity. The children of parents with low and medium levels of education eat fewer vegetables ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Childhood and adolescent obesity rates in the United States have increased dramatically in the past three decades. Being obese puts individuals at greater risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a disease in which individuals ...
Diabetes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Previous research has shown that obesity runs in families, and twin studies suggest that this is largely due to genetic factors, with heritability estimates over 50%. 32 genes have been identified as risk factors for obesity ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —Obese children hospitalized for certain serious illnesses may have a higher risk of dying than thinner patients, a new research review suggests.
Pediatrics Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sugar may play a more prominent role in the origins of diabetes than anyone realized, according to new research from Stanford, UC-Berkeley and UC-San Francisco. Countries with more sugar in their food supplies have higher rates ...
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The fact that excess weight during pregnancy has negative consequences is not new information. A new study now concludes that the children of mothers obese before falling pregnant are four times more likely ...
Pediatrics Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—When looking for ways to get a heavy child moving, soccer could prove a winner.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0