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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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Managing childhood obesity requires commitments from family, community, public policy

The worldwide prevalence of excess body weight in school-aged children is on track to reach 268 million by 2025 if current trends continue, and 91 million of these will have obesity, according to a re...

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

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 suffe...

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, t...

Childhood obesity plans already show progress, minister claims

Early signs of progress on tackling childhood obesity in England have been achieved despite initial disappointment about the government’s strategy, MPs have been told.MPs on the parliamentary health...

Government’s childhood obesity plan does not go far enough, say MPs

To tackle childhood obesity the government must regulate to reduce the impact of deep discounting and price promotions of unhealthy food and drink, says the House of Commons Health Committee.1The... ...

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.

Early-life exposure to EDCs: role in childhood obesity and neurodevelopment

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can increase the risk of childhood diseases by disrupting hormone-mediated processes critical for growth and development. Here, Joseph Braun discusses epidemiolog...

Researchers seek to prevent childhood obesity prior to conception

Two researchers have received an NIH grant to examine the possibility of preventing childhood obesity before women become pregnant, according to a press release.The recipients, Patrick M. Catalano, MD...

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Breastfeeding Reduces Childhood Obesity Risks.

The present study examined the effects of breastfeeding and its duration on the development of childhood obesity from 24 months through grade 6.

Socio-economics, food habits and the prevalence of childhood obesity in Spain.

In 2012, the prevalence of obesity and overweight statuses among children in Spain was 9% and 26%, respectively. Concerns about childhood obesity have increased over the past few years, as obesity dev...

Obese Adolescents Show Reduced Cognitive Processing Speed Compared with Healthy Weight Peers.

Childhood obesity and obesity-associated diabetes and metabolic syndrome (MetS) continue to rise. Obesity has been linked to structural and functional brain abnormalities, particularly in the frontal ...

Associations of Pre-Defined Dietary Patterns with Obesity Associated Phenotypes in Tehranian Adolescents.

Obesity has become a public health problem in adolescents and could be a risk factor for both short-term and long-term health consequences. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of Dietary Gui...

MeQTL analysis of childhood obesity links epigenetics with a risk SNP rs17782313 near MC4R from meta-analysis.

Earlier GWAS has identified that rs17782313 near MC4R was associated with obesity. However, subsequent studies showed conflicting results, especially among childhood. Besides, the mechanisms underlyin...

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