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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...

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...

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.

Herbalife CEO Michael O. Johnson Statement Marking the End of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

To mark the conclusion of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael O. Johnson released the following statement: ...

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

Cautious optimism as childhood obesity rates in Ireland plateau

Childhood overweight and obesity rates have plateaued in primary school aged children in the Republic of Ireland, reveals research published today in the open access journal BMC Public Health. The stu...

Childhood obesity prevention programs impact LDL-C, HDL-C

(HealthDay)—Childhood obesity prevention programs are beneficial for low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), according to a systematic review an...

Medical News Today: Early childhood obesity associated with antibiotic exposure

By the age of just 24 months, 10% of children are obese. A new study identifies antibiotic exposure during this period as being a potential risk factor for early childhood obesity.

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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.

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.

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...

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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