News tagged with obese teens
A new study debunks the myth that younger moms are more likely to "bounce back" after having a baby – teenage pregnancy actually makes women more likely to become obese.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The drug Byetta, approved for adults with type 2 diabetes, appears to help severely obese teens lose some weight, a small study found.
Pediatrics Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Less than half of adolescents are advised by their pediatric health care provider to eat healthily and exercise more, but rates of counseling are higher among obese teens, according to a study ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you'll have a very tough time keeping it under control.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Obese and overweight teens may be at higher risk for developing advanced kidney disease as adults, Israeli researchers report.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 14 percent of Philadelphia's high school students are considered overweight, and while a myriad of research has been published on what schools, communities and parents can do to help curb these rates, very little information ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Imagine this scene: A teen who is about to enter college goes for a run or heads off for a game of soccer. But Mom and Dad complain about it, and the more physically active the teen is, the more the parents push back against ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Some risk factors for obesity are specific to infants, such as being breastfed less often. But other factors are present throughout children's lives.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0