Determinants of overweight with concurrent stunting among Ghanaian children
Malnutrition is a major public health problem in Ghana -affecting growth and development of individuals and the nation. Stunting and overweight are of particular interest, as...
7 hours ago - BMC - 3 articles
Exercise, dieting in pregnancy lowers risk for diabetes, weight gain, C-section
Pregnant women who adhere to interventions based on healthy diet and moderate physical activity are less likely to develop gestational diabetes, gain excess weight or have a...
1 day ago - Healio
Drink More Water, Lose More Weight?
A study tests whether 8 cups of water daily is associated with weight loss in overweight adolescents. Medscape Pediatrics
1 day ago - Medscape
AAP counsels pediatricians to focus on clusters of cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids
Because obesity affects one in six U.S. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing...
2 days ago - Topix
Down Syndrome and Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Causal or Casual Relationship?
The incidence of overweight/obesity in patients with Down syndrome is high. In a recent systemic review, Down syndrome was associated with varying prevalence rates of obesity...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics - 2 articles
Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk
A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood.
3 days ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
Exercise and Diet 'Key to a Healthy Pregnancy'
Half of all women of childbearing age worldwide are overweight or obese, and a new study underlines the importance of a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy to avoid...
6 days ago - Medscape
New Methods for The Administration of Children's Medications
Globally, the proportion of children who are overweight and obese is increasing. Increased doses of growth hormone to children is linked with harmful effects in later life.
7 days ago - Medindia Health
Family. peer support needed to address pediatric obesity
For a child struggling with obesity, the issue of weight touches every aspect of life, including daily interactions at home, at school and in the wider social environment...
8 days ago - Healio
The role of peer victimization in the physical activity and screen time of adolescents: a cross-sectional study
Negative peer experiences may lead adolescents with overweight and obesity to be less active and engage in more sitting-related behaviors. Our study is among the first to...
8 days ago - BMC
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Transgender Soldier Speaks Out Against Trump Ban: ‘I Will Always Be A U.S...
“You can be damned sure I will continue to fight for what is right.” Yesterday, Donald Trump took to-where else-Twitter to announce his plans to ban transgender individuals...
Taking Your Baby to the Chiropractor for Colic: What to Expect
Parents are increasingly taking their babies and children to the chiropractor. They're going in for a wide array of ailments, from colic to general wellness. (This is despite...
Cleveland Clinic, Boston Children's Hospital teaming up on cardiac care
While most people - children and adults - can get cardiac care near their home, the patients who will need services offered under the Clinic's complex cardiac network are those...
You'll age quicker if your parents had bipolar disorder
King's College London researchers led the study, with help from a team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
A mother diagnosed with breast cancer wants every woman to see this photo
Sherrie Rhodes, who has three children, says she wants women to know it's not just lumps to look out for when checking your breasts
Here Are The AAP's New Car Seat Guidelines
They're providing concise info on seats for every age group The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on car seat usage and safety. The concise...
Coping With Staff Burnout and Work-Related Posttraumatic Stress in Intensive...
Objectives: To examine the associations with symptoms of 1) burnout and 2) work-related posttraumatic stress, in adult and pediatric intensive care staff, focusing on the...
Pregnant women exposed to pollution 'have preemies'
Scientists at New York University exposed mice at various stages of pregnancy to air pollution. The majority of those exposed in their first trimester had premature babies.
Toddler Hosts Epic Tea Party For Officer Who Delivered Her
Cheers to a lifelong friendship To celebrate her first birthday, Evelyn Hall had a tea party with a special friend - the police officer who helps bring her into this world a...
Mum recalls the moment her little girl choked in cot
A Gold Coast mum found her one month old baby girl choking and turning blue in her cot before rushing her to hospital. Charlotte Brown, 30, opened up about the ordeal.