Association of number of siblings, birth order, and thinness in 3- to 12-year-old children: a population-based cross-sectional study in Shanghai, China
Sibship size and structure have a significant association with overweight and obesity in children, but the relationship with thinness has not been fully studied and understood...
1 day ago - BMC
Weight as a Risk Factor for Mortality in Critically Ill Patients
OBJECTIVES: To explore the hypothesis that obesity is associated with increased mortality and worse outcomes in children who are critically ill. METHODS: Secondary analysis of...
6 days ago - AAP Publications - 2 articles
Active Lifestyle Linked to Brain Health in Kids with Overweight/Obesity
Physical activity and sedentary behavior are linked to white matter microstructure in children with overweight or obesity. A new study finds more active children have healthier...
19 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Associations of childhood BMI and change in BMI from childhood to adulthood with risks of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
ABSTRACTBackgroundMaternal overweight is an established risk factor for gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia. However, it is largely unknown whether body size before...
20 days ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - 2 articles
Florida dad in ICU with coronavirus, exposed by son who went out with friends, family says
A young man ignored his family's pleadings not to go out with friends, especially since his dad at home is overweight and diabetic. The son caught COVID-19 after hanging out...
20 days ago - Orlando Sentinel - 2 articles
Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity
The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study...
22 days ago - NutraIngredients-USA - 2 articles
Middle-aged people will be more ill and for LONGER than baby boomers, major new study suggests
Researchers at University College London found today's 40-and 50-somethings were much more likely to be overweight, diabetic or have heart disease.
23 days ago - Daily Mail
Childhood Obesity: A Sign for Poor Heart Health
Children with higher BMI are silently at risk of developing cardiometabolic risk by 11 to 12 years. Therefore, there is an urgent need for effective action plan to reduce...
29 days ago - Medindia Health
Changes in weight early in life are important
As obesity and its complications have become an increasingly important health concern for children and adolescents, questions have been asked about potential critical periods...
1 month ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Early Weight Gain Forecasts Accelerated Eruption of Deciduous Teeth and Later Overweight Status during the First Year
To determine whether early diet and weight gain velocity have independent or interactive effects on deciduous teeth emergence and overweight status during the first year.
1 month ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
The headlines of Master Doctor
Aging baby boomers have 3.5% poorer cognitive function than their parents'...
An Ohio State University study found that boomers scored lower on cognitive tests than did war babies or people among the greatest generation.
Schools must stay open ahead of pubs and shops, Children's Commissioner says
In a major intervention, the Children's Commissioner for England Anne Longfield said children had been treated as an 'after-thought' in the first lockdown.
Outbreak of child-paralyzing disease is likely this fall, CDC warns
The rare temporarily or permanently paralyzing disease acute flaccid myelitis resurfaces and strikes children about every other year, making a 2020 outbreak likely, CDC...
We Just Brought Home Our New Baby, And Now Our Entire Family Has COVID-19
Our entire family has COVID . That's a direct way to say it, but I don't have any bandwidth left to beat around the bush. The past two weeks have been a surreal...
10 Best Products To Minimize Sun Spots- The Sun Is Your Ultimate Frenemy
If you think about it, sunshine is probably the textbook definition of a frenemy. One minute it's all nice and warm, putting you in the spotlight, but suddenly it turns on you...
Gallbladder Infection Surgery Safer During Pregnancy Than After
Painful gallbladder due to gallstone inflammation is common during surgery. Due to the pain, women prefer to undergo surgery after birth. Gallbladder surgery during pregnancy...
Pregnancy Chances No Higher for Frozen Over Fresh Embryos
Frozen embryo does not have significantly different chances of pregnancy when compared with fresh embryos. Fresh embryo transfer should be the gold standard in women without...
Children's Pester Power Can Have a Positive Influence at Home
The more pester power parents are exposed to from their children, there are greater changes in the desired direction at home, in terms of healthy food intake, and supportive...
Radboudumc Helps Simplify Dosage of HIV Medicine for Kids
Children living with HIV can now benefit from an adapted, simpler combination therapy containing two or three medicines.
Freezing embryos after IVF does NOT boost the chances of becoming pregnant
The study, published in the British Medical Journal, said that IVF clinics should avoid 'freeze-all' strategies and that fresh transfers should remain the 'gold standard'.