Genetics of serum carotenoid concentrations and their correlation with obesity-related traits in Mexican American children
Background: Dietary intake of phytonutrients present in fruits and vegetables, such as carotenoids, is associated with a lower risk of obesity and related traits, but the...
3 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Q&A: How to engage patients in managing obesity
As a potential risk factor for conditions such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, obesity is an aspect of overall health that should be monitored as part of routine primary...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Prader-Willi Syndrome 101: An Overview for Pediatric Nurses
Prader-Willi syndrome was first described in 1956 by Prader, Labhart, and Willi. PWS is a complex genetic disorder caused by the absence of paternally expressed genes on...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
BMI-for-age graphs with severe obesity percentile curves: tools for plotting cross-sectional and longitudinal youth BMI data
Severe obesity is an important and distinct weight status classification that is associated with disease risk and is increasing in prevalence among youth. The ability to...
3 days ago - BMC
Parental BMI, income, smoking associated with childhood BMI, overweight
Parental BMI, income and smoking status during pregnancy have direct effects on offspring BMI and overweight at age 7 and 11 years, independent of birth weight, according to...
3 days ago - Healio
Chronic metabolic diseases can begin in just 14 days of inactivity
Just 2 weeks of increased sedentary behavior can reduce muscle mass and cardio-respiratory fitness in healthy young individuals, which can increase the probability of...
3 days ago - Healio
TV time, physical activity, sleep duration associated with childhood BMI, body fat
Children who met Canadian guidelines for television viewing, physical activity and sleep duration were more likely to have less body fat and lower BMI compared with children...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Maternal Obesity, 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Concentration, and Bone Density in Breastfeeding Dyads
To examine the association between maternal body mass index and serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D [25D] concentration and bone density in mother-infant pairs.
4 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
011-Lipid Screening in Youth
Background: Abnormal lipid levels can be caused by genetic mutations that alter regulatory mechanisms of lipid metabolism such as familial hypercholesterolemia , acquired...
4 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
New AAP Guidelines Say No Juice For Kids Under One Year Old
AAP releases new guidelines on kid's juice consumption The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines for fruit juice consumption in kids this week. While the...
4 days ago - Scary Mommy - 4 articles
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Vitamin D in pregnancy may protect babies from asthma
Researchers from King's College London found expectant mothers who take more than the recommended daily vitamin D dose have babies who better respond to pathogens.
German parents face fine for failing to vaccinate children
German officials plan to introduce fines of up to €2,500 for parents who flout the new rules, which will force kindergartens to report them to authorities if their children...
Ellie Kemper's Baby Only Calms Down When He Sees Allison Williams
Ellie Kemper's baby is keeping his parents busy. Appearing on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” the actress talked about her adventures as a new mom. Kemper and her husband...