• Children who fail to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night are 58% more likely to become fat

    One year ago - By Daily Mail

    Warwick University scientists, who led the study, today said there was a 'strikingly consistent' link between short sleep and obesity. The findings were derived from a review of 42 older trials.
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  • Maternal metabolic factors and early-onset puberty

    Maternal metabolic factors and early-onset puberty

    One year ago - By ScienceDaily

    In a study of more than 15,000 girls and their mothers maternal overweight and hyperglycemia were linked to the earlier onset of puberty in girls 6 to 11 years old. Early puberty has been linked to multiple adverse health developments as girls grow up.
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  • Girls born to obese moms far more likely to start puberty early, study finds

    One year ago - By ABC News

    A study found an association between a mother's weight and early puberty.
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