Genu Valgum and Flat Feet in Children With Healthy and Excessive Body Weight
Purpose: To examine the relationship between obesity, genu valgum, and flat feet in children, and find practical implications for therapeutic interventions. Methods: A total of...
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Children with regular bedtimes 'less likely to become obese'
"Regular bedtimes make children less likely to be obese as adults," is the slightly misleading Mail Online headline. This follows a study looking at the link between household...
13 hours ago - NHS
Bubble Tea Is as Unhealthy as Soda
Also known as boba tea, bubble tea is an Asian drink that consists of tea mixed with fruit, flavored syrups, or milk accompanied with tapioca pearls. Originally a beverage of...
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AF risk higher among women with larger body size
Women with a larger body size have a nearly three times greater risk for atrial fibrillation compared with smaller women, according to findings presented at EuroPrevent...
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Regular bedtimes make children less likely to be obese
Scientists found a link between family structure and emotional behaviour at 11. This in turn affected whether or not they were likely to be obese, research found.
1 day ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
Managing childhood obesity requires commitments from family, community, public policy
The worldwide prevalence of excess body weight in school-aged children is on track to reach 268 million by 2025 if current trends continue, and 91 million of these will have...
4 days ago - Healio
Technology to Support Motivational Interviewing
This paper reports the findings of motivational interviewing training with and without technology support on school-based health center providers' satisfaction with MI...
6 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Helping kids eat healthy, starting on day one
With close to a quarter of preschoolers now overweight or obese, a new study in the journal "Pediatrics" shows teaching the pre-K crowd self-control training did nothing to...
7 days ago - Topix
Researchers seek to prevent childhood obesity prior to conception
Two researchers have received an NIH grant to examine the possibility of preventing childhood obesity before women become pregnant, according to a press release.The recipients...
7 days ago - Healio
Obese baby girl Chahat Kumar's weight alarms doctors
Chahat Kumar, eight months, from Punjab, India, weighs a similar amount to that of a four-year-old. She now struggles to breathe and even sleep as a result of her excessive weight.
11 days ago - Daily Mail
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Fed Up With Losing Their Kids To Drug Overdoses, Parents Share Their Stories
Every morning, when I log into Facebook, I'm already braced for the punch. I know what I'll see. Another parent, another family, posting about their child's fatal overdose...
'Artificial womb' that can keep premature babies alive
The device has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants, according to researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Story Behind Photo Of Two Rainbow Babies Will Tug On Every Single...
After the loss of their baby, a family welcomed not one - but two - rainbow babies A year after Cindy and Jim Bob Harrington suffered the unimaginable loss of their their son...
Does Death of Siblings in Childhood Increase Death Risk of Surviving Children?
Loss of same-sex sibling or sibling with closer age, increases the likelihood of death among surviving children.
Financially Stressed Pregnant Women Give Birth to Smaller Babies
Pregnant women who worry about finances, have increased likelihood of giving birth to a low-birth-weight babies.
Only One Out Of Five Child Abuse Victims Get Treated: Study
In England and Wales, one in five children are severely injured cause of child abuse.
Factors Associated With Mortality in Low-Risk Pediatric Critical Care...
Objective: To determine differences between survivors and nonsurvivors and factors associated with mortality in pediatric intensive care patients with low risk of...
13 Times Girls Dressed Up Like Beyoncé For Prom
If your child is set to finish school or graduate in May, then they're currently in the midst of prom season. We know that prom dresses aren't what they used to be. These days...
Losing a sibling as a child increases risk of early death
In a Danish study of 56,000 people, the risk of dying over the next 37 years was 71 percent higher than it was for individuals who did not experience the death of a sibling in...