Preventing childhood obesity: What parents should know – CHOC

By Monica Evans, clinical dietician at CHOC Childhood obesity has been on the rise in the United States for the past 20 years. Although there are a variety of reasons…

Researchers developing an online tool kit to prevent childhood obesity

University of Queensland researchers are collaborating with an extensive range of health professionals to re-design and improve strategies to prevent childhood obesity. Aware of the powerful role played by digital…

DIY Insulin Delivery System Guide; The Obesity Society Turns 40; $35 Cap on Insulin?

A new review in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology is offering guidance to healthcare professionals working with patients using do-it-yourself automated insulin-delivery systems. After struggling with infertility for over a…

Anti Obesity Day: Diabetes to cancer, obese people are at risk of these diseases | Health

Anti Obesity Day: Obesity or accumulation of excessive fat in body has become a major health concern across the globe. The pandemic-induced lockdowns seem to have increased the risk of…

Higher arterial stiffness during adolescence linked to increased risk of hypertension, obesity in young adulthood

Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland, the University of Exeter, and the University of Bristol carried out the study using data from one of the world’s most extensive ongoing…

Research reveals troubling implications for female teenagers with obesity and chronic pain

New research on obesity and chronic pain in adolescents uncovers sex differences with troubling implications for female teenagers with these conditions. The researchers will present their findings virtually at the…

Researchers explore serious impact of obesogens on childhood and adult obesity

Everyday exposure to obesity-promoting chemicals (obesogens) represents a significant risk to public health, and needs stronger regulation to minimize exposure and protect people’s health, according to evidence presented today at…

Study finds long-term outcomes of weight loss surgery in children, adolescents with severe obesity

Results from a 10-year study of children and adolescents who underwent a common weight loss operation to treat severe obesity show they safely have long-lasting major weight loss and improvement…