News tagged with obese children
Related topics: children , type 2 diabetes , body mass index , obesity , childhood obesity
Excess weight in pregnant women, both before pregnancy and gained during pregnancy, is the main predictor of whether mothers will have larger than average babies, which can result in increased risk of cesarean section or ...
Pediatrics May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Behavioral treatment for obesity is much more effective for younger children than for adolescents, according to a study presented at the European Congress on Obesity, held from May 9 to 11 in ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Levels of certain gut bacteria and low protein intake may raise children's risk of being obese, new research suggests.
Health May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Kids can be really mean especially to other kids and school-yard bullying can have serious immediate and long-term effects. One area of increasing concern in this regard is the possibility that overweight or ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- After two decades of steadily increasing rates of childhood obesity, at least one state may finally be turning things around.
Pediatrics Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of the families of 150 preschoolers suggests that parents of healthy-weight and overweight preschoolers are generally well aware of dietary risk factors that fuel childhood obesity.
Other Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improving or maintaining physical fitness appears to help obese and overweight children reach a healthy weight, reports a new study from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Researchers ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research found the genetic variant Patatin-like phospholipase domain containing protein-3 (PNPLA3) acting in conjunction with the glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) is associated with increased susceptibility to fatty ...
Genetics Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study of three diets with obese children shows that all diets are effective in managing weight but that a reduced glycemic load diet one that accounts for how many carbs are in the food and how much each gram ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Good news for soccer moms: Girls who join organized team sports at age 11 are more likely to stay physically active as they get older, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Overweight children may not respond as well to common asthma medicines known as inhaled corticosteroids, new research finds.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
After years of increases in the rates of childhood obesity, a new UC Davis study shows that the increase slowed from 2003 to 2008 among California school children.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Electronic health records and embedded tools can alert and direct pediatricians so they can better manage the weight of children and teenagers, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published online in The Journal of ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The levels of the environmental pollutant perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) that mothers had in their blood during pregnancy increased the risk of obesity in their daughters at 20 years of age. The findings come from a recent ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A UCLA study has found that a new parent-training program is effective in reducing the risk of low-income, preschool-age Latino children being overweight.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0