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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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New Thoughts about Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

While the overall trend of rising prevalence of obesity is troubling, perhaps the most disturbing facet of this evolving public health disaster is the rise in childhood obesity. This eBriefing feature...

Lack of safety at school and poverty linked to childhood obesity

A lack of safety at school is one of the correlates of childhood obesity, say researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated Research Centre at CHU Sainte Justine children's hospital. "C...

Are parents oblivious to obesity in their children?

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) When parents ignore a child's weight problem, they make it harder for the child to achieve a healthy weight and undermine ongoing efforts to combat ra...

Medical News Today: How do race and ethnicity influence childhood obesity?

We take a brief look at why childhood obesity is more prevalent among certain racial and ethnic groups, and what action might be taken to address this disparity.

Childhood obesity – one epidemic or two?

New research has indicated that obesity in children has quite different causes at different ages. The research, led by the University of Exeter Medical School and part of the internationally respected...

A tax on junk food is the way to fight the childhood obesity crisis

Foods high in salt, sugar and fat should be taxed to discourage unhealthy eating and slow rates of childhood obesity, says Colin Michie.

The Association Between Breastfeeding and Childhood Obesity

Does breastfeeding offer protection against childhood obesity? This meta-analysis aims to settle the on-going debate. BMC Public Health

Two tested approaches to treating childhood obesity appear effective

A MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) study comparing two protocols for the treatment of childhood obesity finds that both were successful in limiting one-year weight gain in obese children. Bot...

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Estimating the lifetime cost of childhood obesity in Germany: Results of a Markov Model.

Child obesity is a growing public health concern. Excess weight in childhood is known to be associated with a high risk of obesity and obesity-related comorbidities in adulthood.

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.

The effect of obesity degree on childhood pulmonary function tests.

Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic. It is related to several chronic diseases such as essential hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and renal disease. The relationship between the degr...

A randomized, home-based, childhood obesity intervention delivered by patient navigators.

Although Colorado is perceived as a healthy state, in 2010, 14.1 % of children aged 2-5 were overweight and 9.1 % were obese. Despite the high prevalence of obesity in this population, evidence to s...

Metabolites as novel biomarkers for childhood obesity-related traits in Mexican-American children.

Although newer approaches have identified several metabolites associated with obesity, there is paucity of such information in paediatric populations, especially among Mexican-Americans (MAs) who are ...

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