News tagged with obese children
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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
Obese children are 74 percent more likely to sustain a fracture of the growth plate, the softer end of the bone where growth occurs. A new study presented today at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children of diabetic pregnancies have a greater risk of childhood obesity, but new research from the Colorado School of Public Health shows breastfeeding can reduce this threat.
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infants allowed to feed themselves with finger foods from the start of weaning (baby led weaning) are likely to eat more healthily and be an appropriate weight as they get older than infants spoon-fed purees, indicates a ...
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Programs that support parents during their child's early years hold promise for obesity prevention, according to a new study in the online February 6 issue of Pediatrics.
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Parents should be involved in treatment programs for their obese children, according to a new scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Health Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Children's Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between exposure to the chemical group known as phthalates and obesity in young children ...
Health Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There has not been significant change in the prevalence of obesity in the U.S., with data from 2009-2010 indicating that about one in three adults and one in six children and teens are obese; however, there have been increases ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While the percentage of obese children in the United States tripled between the early 1970s and the late 2000s, a new study suggests thatat least for middle school studentsweight gain has nothing to do with the ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests.
Health Dec 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents of some obese children could save up to £6.58 ($10.22) each week by changing their shopping habits and opting for a healthier diet, according to research published in the latest ...
Health Dec 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of Urban Economics by ASU's Chris Herbst, along with Erdal Tekin of Georgia State University, focuses on analyzing the impact of subsidized child care o ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis of national survey data finds that less than one-quarter of parents of overweight children recall ever being told by a doctor or other health care provider that their children were overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 05, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
A recent study of obese and non-obese children found that low vitamin D levels are significantly more prevalent in obese children and are associated with risk factors for type 2 diabetes. This study was accepted for publication ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In 2009, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommended that Hemoglobin A1c be exclusively used for the diagnosis of diabetes in children. The simple test measures longer-term blood sugar levels -- without requiring ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0