News tagged with pediatric nutrition
About 60 percent of pediatric cancer patients experience malnourishment during treatment. At that point, patients and families have a choice: tube feeding or IV nutrition supplement. Which would you choose? A study published ...
Cancer Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
"Obesity and extreme obesity in childhood, which are more prevalent among minority and low-income families, have been associated with other cardiovascular risk factors, increased health care costs, and premature death. Obesity ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children who are solely breast-fed in the first six months of life are at increased risk of developing a nut allergy, new research showed Thursday.
Pediatrics Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- From 1999 to 2008 the prevalence of several cardiovascular disease risk factors remained stable among U.S. adolescents, but the burden of risk factors is still considerable, according to a study ...
Pediatrics May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and The University of Minnesota indicates that a parent's weight change is a key contributor to the success of a child's weight loss in ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0