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What is New in Childhood Obesity?
1. Why Do Otherwise Healthy Sportís Idols Advertise Unhealthy Food?Increasing amount of Unhealthy foods and beverages are being advertised in multi-million-dollar television and online sports forums. Do you know that these advertisements may be contributing to an already increasing obesity epidemic among children and adolescents in the U.S, asks a new study.Read More..
2. Childhood Obesity can be Corrected in the Womb ItselfA high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of a fatty liver in the fetus. This factor alone can predispose unborn babies to childhood obesity. Peter Nathanielsz, one of the lead investigators on the projects commented on the significance of the results: "This research is important as throughout the world over fifty percent of women of reproductive age are overweight or obese. Maternal obesity, combined with high fat, high sugar diets, makes it more likely that children will suffer from liver disease and face health problems such as obesity and heart disease later in life.‚ÄĚRead More..
Latest Publications and Research on Childhood ObesityChildhood obesity prevention: priority areas for future research and barriers and facilitators to knowledge translation, coproduced using the nominal group technique. - Published by PubMed
Incorporating Appetite Awareness Training Within Family-Based Behavioral Treatment of Pediatric Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. - Published by PubMed
Growth of infants and young children born small for gestational age: growth restriction accompanied by overweight. - Published by PubMed
Insulin and glucose homeostasis in childhood cancer survivors treated with abdominal radiation: A pilot study. - Published by PubMed
Caesarean Section Does Not Increase the Risk of Caries in Swedish Children. - Published by PubMed