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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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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. ...

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...

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: ...

Progress against severe childhood obesity in NYC as prevalence drops 10% over 4 years

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Appearing to buck national trends, the prevalence of severe obesity among school children in New York City was down by almost 10 percent in the 2010-11...

Childhood trauma could lead to adult obesity

Being subjected to abuse during childhood entails a markedly increased risk of developing obesity as an adult. This is the conclusion of a meta-analysis carried out on previous studies, which included...

Medical News Today: Soda tax is 'the best option' for reducing childhood obesity

A new study compares the impact three recommended federal policies will have on childhood obesity over 20 years. A 1¢ tax on sugary drinks is the researchers' preferred option.

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...

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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.

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 ...

The home environment and childhood obesity in low-income households: indirect effects via sleep duration and screen time.

Childhood obesity disproportionally affects children from low-income households. With the aim of informing interventions, this study examined pathways through which the physical and social home enviro...

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