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Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring

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(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In a new longitudinal observational study, scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic...Show More Summary

Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring

Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic characteristics -- including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease -- in approximately 1,100 children followed from gestation through early adolescence.

First-graders fitter than expected

Childhood obesity is often attributed to a lack of exercise. So what about sports among elementary school students? A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) pursued this question and collected the results of fitness tests for first-year students over a period of one decade. Show More Summary

Like a Baby: The Vicious Cycle of Childhood Obesity and Snoring

Poor nutrition and lack of exercise lead to the increasing prevalence of obesity which, in turn, is the major predictor of diabetes and future risk of cardiovascular disease in western societies. Excess weight is also closely associated...Show More Summary

First-graders fitter than expected

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Childhood obesity is often attributed to a lack of exercise. So what about sports among elementary school students? A team from the Technical University of Munich pursued this question and collected the results of fitness tests for first-year students over a period of one decade. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: The numbers behind obesity

In this article, we delve into the numbers behind obesity in the United States and worldwide. We cover childhood obesity and the associated health risks.

The Fight to End Childhood Obesity

ObesityWeek provides latest insights into preventing and treating pediatric obesity.

Global childhood obesity has increased over ten-fold in 40 years

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There are 11 times more children and teens who are obese now than 40 years ago.

As America fights childhood obesity, more kids around the world are underweight

The weight problems that preoccupy Americans typically are about how to lose weight, not gain it. But a study published in the Lancet on Tuesday night provides a sobering look at how much the relationship children globally have with food and weight depends on where they are growing up. The study...

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades: new study by Imperial College London and WHO

Medical News Today: Childhood obesity rates rise 10-fold since the '70s

A new report from the World Health Organization shows that obesity rates in children and adolescents are 10 times higher now than they were in the '70s.

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in 4 decades: New study by Imperial College

10 October, 2017 - London: The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO). If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022.

Achievement of meaningful impacts on childhood obesity requires more than single interventions

Childhood obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century. Worldwide, there has been a more than ten-fold increase in the number of children and adolescents with obesity in the past four decades, increasing fromShow More Summary

WHO study sounds alarm over childhood obesity

Almost two billion people worldwide now classified as overweight, 671 million of whom are obese.

Shocking figures show there are now 124 million obese children worldwide

Experts call for action over unhealthy food as data shows more than tenfold rise in number of obese children over the past four decades Childhood obesity is soaring across the world, increasing more than tenfold over the past four decades,...Show More Summary

Childhood Obesity Has Risen 10 Times Worldwide

A comprehensive look at weight trends among the world’s children shows where obesity is increasing, and where it’s leveling off.

Simplifying information aids fight against childhood obesity, study finds

(University of Virginia Health System) Providing simplified health information designed for parents with low health literacy helps all families in childhood obesity treatment programs regardless of their ability to understand health information, according to a new study.

Simplifying Information Aids Fight Against Childhood Obesity, Study Finds

Providing simplified health information designed for parents with low health literacy helps all families in childhood obesity treatment programs regardless of their ability to understand health information, according to a new study.

Expectant mother’s elevated blood pressure raises child’s risk of obesity

When expectant mothers have elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, it may raise their children’s risk of developing childhood obesity.

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