News tagged with obese children
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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 |
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 |
(HealthDay)—For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers aged 10 to 18.
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While a great deal of research on childhood obesity has spotlighted the long-term health problems that emerge in adulthood, a new UCLA study focuses on the condition's immediate consequences and shows that obese youngsters ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Many babies spend almost three hours in front of the TV each day, a new study finds, especially if their mothers are obese and TV addicts themselves, or if the babies are fussy or active.
Pediatrics Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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
Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a study by researchers at the University of Montreal and the ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Neither genes nor the environment alone can predict obesity in children, but when considered together a strong relationship emerges, according to researchers at Penn State, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise, Deakin University research has found that parents prefer to play chauffeur than let their children walk or ride to school or around the local neighbourhood.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
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 |
Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a normal weight—a trend that adds to already higher health-care costs for treating childhood obesity, according ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are overweight or obese face an increased risk for gallstones, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Treating very young infants with antibiotics may predispose them to being overweight in childhood, according to a study of more than 10,000 children by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Wagner School of ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Recent guidelines recommending cholesterol tests for children fail to weigh health benefits against potential harms and costs, according to a new commentary authored by three physician-researchers at UCSF.
Pediatrics Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Infant mortality, preterm births and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Health Jul 13, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |