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
(Medical Xpress) -- A new Ryerson University study has found that some preschoolers may perceive overweight children to be not as nice.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(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 |
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
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 ...
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(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 ...
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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
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
A new study released today offers hope that California may finally be getting a handle on its 30-year battle with childhood obesity, but it also showcases a patchwork of progress that leaves the majority of the state's counties ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Overweight or obese children are at three times greater risk for high blood pressure than children of normal weight, according to researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine.
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Stroke has generally been considered a disease of the elderly, but the incidence of stroke in children and teens has increased in recent years. The American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2011 Data ...
Health Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
One in five 11-year-old children is currently defined as obese, and the country faces a potentially huge burden of increased obesity-associated morbidity and early mortality. New research by the University of Bristol has ...
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Young children who do not get enough sleep are at increased risk of becoming overweight, even after taking account of lifestyle factors, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
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