• Eight comorbidity-based subtypes identified for pediatric obesity

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Categorizing children with obesity into one of eight subtypes could help providers better understand the condition and may lead to more specialized care, according to study findings published in PLOS Digital Health.
    “Our latent class analysis modeling results suggest the existence of obesity subtypes,” Elizabeth A. Campbell, MPH, a PhD student in the department of information science at Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics in Philadelphia and a research assistant in the department of biomedical and health informatics at Children's Hospital of
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  • Children are less fit and more obese than ever before, study says

    Children are less fit and more obese than ever before, study says

    7 days ago - By News Medical

    Record levels of obesity and physical inactivity among children mean they are set to bear the brunt of poorer health effects from rising global temperatures - that's the stark warning in a new comprehensive review of current studies on the topic.
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