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Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis NASH

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis or NASH is a common, often “silent” liver disease. It resembles alcoholic liver disease, but occurs in people who drink little or no alcohol. The major featu...

Duchenne muscular dystrophy - DMD

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severely debilitating childhood neuromuscular disease that affects 1 in 3,500 live male births. This rare disease is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene...

Atopic Dermatitis

The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

Syndrome X

Syndrome X may refer to: Cardiac syndrome X Cardiac syndrome X is angina (chest pain) with signs associated with decreased blood flow to heart tissue but with normal coronary arteries. Some stud...

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Medical News Today: Childhood obesity: is it being taken seriously?

Childhood obesity has soared in the past 3 decades, meaning more children are at risk of obesity-related illnesses. But is the condition still overlooked? We investigate.

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

The fifth annual National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month kicked off Sept. 1, encouraging all Americans to take steps to reduce the effects of the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States. ...

Medical News Today: Interaction between reduced sleep and childhood obesity further examined

One of the most comprehensive studies to assess the link between insufficient sleep and childhood obesity finds the association is not limited to any specific childhood period.

New studies shed light on the mechanism of childhood obesity

With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and ...

Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity

-- Obesity is dangerous for any person, even for children. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says potential complications of childhood obesity include: Increased risks of high cholesterol,...

Early Antibiotic Use Linked to Childhood Obesity Risk

The use of broad-spectrum antibiotics by children before the age of 24 months was associated with increased risk of obesity in early childhood, according to a new study.   The research, authored by L...

Teachers help kids to reduce childhood obesity

An innovative physical activities guide developed at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is helping North Carolina fight childhood obesity.

Despite Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Few Kids Tested for Cholesterol

MONDAY, May 5, 2014 -- Even though rising obesity rates are contributing to higher cholesterol levels among young Americans, less than 4 percent of U.S. children had their cholesterol levels checked b...

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Overweight among students aged 11-15 years and its relationship with breakfast, area of residence and parents' education: results from the Italian HBSC 2010 cross-sectional study.

The international increase in overweight and obesity among children and adolescents over the past three decades confirms that childhood obesity is a global 'epidemic'. The World Health Organization co...

Severe Obesity Among Children in New York City Public Elementary and Middle Schools, School Years 2006-07 Through 2010-11.

Although studies have shown that childhood obesity overall is on the decline among New York City (NYC) public school children, the prevalence of severe childhood obesity has not been studied.

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Childhood Obesity: Protocol Description.

The prevalence of childhood obesity has risen considerably on a global scale during the past decades, and the condition is associated with increased risk of morbidity. The objective is to describe the...

Age-Related Consequences of Childhood Obesity.

The severity and frequency of childhood obesity has increased significantly over the past three to four decades. The health effects of increased body mass index as a child may significantly impact obe...

Canary in the Coal Mine: Childhood Obesity as an Indicator of Overall Child Health.

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