Search Tag: childhood obesity

Cardiology Management

Soaring Childhood Obesity in China

2016 03 May

China is paying the price of adopting a western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity, shows a 29 year study in nearly 28 000 children and adolescents published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.1 Less than 1% of children and adolescents were obese in 1985 compared to 17% of boys and 9% of girls in 2014. The authors speculate... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC 2014: Childhood Obesity and Hypertension

2014 03 Sep

According to a new study from Germany discussed in a Moderated Poster session at the ESC Congress 2014 in Barcelona, obese youngsters as defined by adiposity have nearly a six-fold greater risk of hypertension as compared to those of normal weight.  The new study used body fat distribution to assess the impact of childhood body weight. 22,051 children... Read more

Executive Health Management

Major Research Project to Tackle Childhood Obesity Crisis

2013 12 Dec

A significant study will have scientists investigate the genetic, dietary and social factors impacting child obesity.With childhood obesity having more than doubled in the past three decades, an extensive and long-term research project has been launched in order to identify the reason for this major increase. Aiming to to determine possible... Read more

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