Early postoperative weight loss predicts long-term success of bariatric surgery in teens
Adolescents with obesity who lose at least 30% of excess weight in the 3 months after bariatric surgery are more likely to experience sustained, successful weight loss at 12...
4 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
Promoting Cardiovascular Health in Early Childhood and Transitions in Childhood through Adolescence: A Workshop Report
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in developed countries around the world.1 Although the mortality rate from CVD has declined since the middle of the last...
15 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns
A study conducted by Sarah Farabi, PhD, RN, while she was a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Teri Hernandez at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and School of...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Cortisol may not be implicated in link between childhood BMI, sleep duration
Short sleep duration is associated with increased BMI, but connections with cortisol production seen in adults are not apparent in children, according to findings published in...
1 day ago - Healio
Physical Fitness, Physical Activity, and the Executive Function in Children with Overweight and Obesity
To examine the associations of physical fitness and physical activity with executive function in children with overweight and obesity.
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Maternal Diabetes Type, Prepregnancy BMI, and Adverse Birth Outcomes
Insulin-treated diabetes, especially in overweight or obese women, was associated with the highest risks for large-for-gestational age and premature births.
5 days ago - Journal Watch - 4 articles
Eating Breakfast in the Classroom Increased Obesity in Schoolchildren
School Breakfast Program participation also increased, possibly mitigating food insecurity.
5 days ago - Journal Watch
Change in gastrointestinal symptoms over the first 5 years after bariatric surgery in a multicenter cohort of adolescents
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical sleeve gastrectomy are effective for weight loss in adolescents with severe obesity. However, little is known about adverse...
6 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks
Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal...
6 days ago - NY Times
The Protective Effect of Prenatal Social Support on Infant Adiposity in the First 18 Months of Life
To determine whether prenatal social support was associated with infant adiposity in the first 18 months of life in a low-income, Hispanic sample, known to be at high risk of...
6 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
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Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...
FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression - If You Have An Extra...
The treatment works almost immediately - but costs thousands of dollars and involves a lengthy hospital stay It's hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing...
Simple Blood Test can Determine the Preterm Birth Rate in Low-resource Countries
Simple blood test and mathematical model can precisely identify preterm babies without ultrasound, reports a new study
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions
New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate lung health.
American Women Are Not Having Healthier Pregnancies Than The Refugees
Women who are refugees are having better pregnancy outcomes than the average American pregnancy, finds a new study.
Ariana Grande Will Have Voter Registration Booths At All Her U.S. Concerts
Ariana Grande will make it easy for U.S. fans to register to vote at all her upcoming shows Ariana Grande just kicked off her much-anticipated Sweetener tour with a show at the...
11 Items To Add To Your Closet Now That It's Officially Spring
Spring is here and your wardrobe deserves a little revamping Winter is finally, finally over so that means that you can say goodbye to big coats, heavy boots, and multiple...
Easter Is Right Around The Corner, Here's Everything You Need To Fill Those...
Spring has sprung and that means Easter is just around the corner. Of course that holiday hare will leave candy, because that's sort of his thing, but there are a lot of other...