Metabolic disorders, such as excess abdominal fat, raised blood pressure, higher levels of insulin, glucose and triglycerides and lower levels of the beneficial HDL cholesterol can be found in children as young as 6 to 8 ...
Cardiology Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teaching new mums about healthy eating and active play can help cut the risk of their child being overweight or obese, a study published today in the British Medical Journal finds.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 26, 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
(Medical Xpress)—With New Year's resolutions upon us, new research from the University of Alberta offers encouragement for parents who want to achieve fitness for the whole family.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight. But clinic-based weight-control programs for childhood ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | 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
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)—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 |
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 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 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
(HealthDay)—Many American parents fail to see that their children are overweight or obese, a new poll finds.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
The global fight against obesity could be helped by providing support for child's play, a researcher from The University of Western Australia has found.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the January 30, 2013, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0