Trend Results : Childhood Obesity


Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1443)

FILTER RESULTS

A trend reversal in childhood obesity: Decline in BMI in 8-year-old boys

After decades of increasing childhood obesity, things are now going in the opposite direction. A study shows that among 8-year-old boys in Sweden, the percentage of boys suffering from overweight or obesity has decreased to their lowest levels since the early 1990s.

Helping parents understand BMI may lead to positive changes in childhood obesity

Getting children to move more is a team effort. A new study found parents were more likely to change their child’s lifestyle when schools provided educational materials along with the results of their child’s body mass index screeni...

A trend reversal in childhood obesity -- a decline in the BMI in 8-year-old boys

(University of Gothenburg) After decades of increasing childhood obesity, things are now going in the opposite direction. A study from Sahlgrenska Academy shows that among 8-year-old boys in Sweden, the percentage of boys suffering from overweight or obesity has decreased to their lowest levels since the early 1990s.

Helping Parents Understand BMI May Lead to Positive Changes in Childhood Obesity

Getting children to move more is a team effort. A new study, published in Childhood Obesity, found parents were more likely to change their child's lifestyle when schools provided educational materials along with the results of their child's body mass index screening.

New study shows link between early antibiotic exposure and childhood obesity in Latinos

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Antibiotic exposure before age 6 months was associated with an increased risk for obesity at 2 years of age in a study of Latino infants in a low-income urban community.

French childhood obesity trends downward as global rates rise

France is defying an upward trend in global childhood obesity with rates throughout the country stable or declining, although higher levels still persist in children from lower income families.

Childhood obesity: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, psychologist Dr. Bridget Biggs discusses the childhood obesity epidemic. To listen, click the link below. Childhood obesity

Endocrine society experts issue clinical practice guideline on pediatric obesity

(The Endocrine Society) The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on how to prevent and treat childhood obesity with lifestyle changes.

Medical News Today: Mother's BMI during pregnancy has little effect on risk of childhood obesity

Mothers' genes during pregnancy, not BMI, are linked to obesity risk in childhood and adolescence, according to new research by the University of Bristol.

Children with asthma may be at higher obesity risk

Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, according to new research.

U.K. Announces Plan To Cut Childhood Obesity

Like the United States, the U.K. faces a childhood obesity epidemic. A third of U.K. children are either overweight or obese. But unlike the U.S., the U.K. government is putting policies into place to address the problem head-on.

Medical News Today: Early-life asthma may contribute to childhood obesity

A new study examines the link between early-life asthma and the risk of developing obesity in childhood. The research also investigates asthma medication.

Children with asthma may be at higher obesity risk

(American Thoracic Society) Children with asthma may be more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, according to new research published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

First Study to Measure Effectiveness of NFL PLAY 60 Program Shows Positive Results on Youth Fitness

The National Football League (NFL) Foundation has invested heavily in its NFL PLAY 60 initiative to promote fitness and health among youth over the past decade. Its impact on childhood fitness and obesity levels, however, has lacked scientific evaluation - until now.

What Parents with Overweight Children Need to Know

2 months agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

It’s no secret that America has a childhood obesity epidemic. The health risks that can accompany childhood obesity are so regularly featured on news reports that it’s amazing the problem is still so prevalent. And although many parents can identify a weight problem in their child, they might not know what to do about it,... Read More »

Parental obesity may be tied to developmental delays in kids

2 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - Kids born to obese parents may be more likely to experience certain developmental delays early in childhood, a recent study suggests.

Fisher-Price Will Battle Childhood Obesity With An Exercise Bike Tablet Holder

Your tablet-obsessed kid spending hours on the couch poking at a touchscreen probably isn't doing their waistline any favours. But instead of wrestling an iPad out of their hands, Fisher-Price wants to help battle childhood obesity with a tablet holder that's essentially an exercise bike for kids. More »      

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC