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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Tags Childhood obesity

Tag: childhood obesity

A selection of energy drinks sit on display at a Sainsbury's store in London

UK Considers Banning ‘Energy Drink’ Sales to Children in England

LONDON (Reuters) The sale of high-caffeine soft drinks to children could be banned in England, the British government said on Thursday, citing public health...
Heart doctors recommend less screen time, sedentary behavior for kids

Heart Doctors Recommend Less Screen Time, Sedentary Behavior for Kids

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) When it comes to childhood obesity, sedentary behavior may be the most influential and controllable factor that parents can change,...
Girls with obesity have increased risk of depression

Girls with Obesity Have Increased Risk of Depression

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Obese girls are more likely to develop depression during childhood and adolescence than their peers who weigh less, a research review...
Overweight kids can slim down using video games

Overweight Kids Can Slim Down Using Video Games

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Obese kids may be able to drop weight with the help of an unlikely aid: video games Special exercise video games...
Mom's healthy lifestyle lowers child's risk of obesity

Mom’s Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Child’s Risk of Obesity

By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) Children whose mothers stick to healthy lifestyle practices are less likely to be obese than children of less healthy...
Obese teens with psychiatric issues can still benefit from weight loss surgery

Obese Teens with Psychiatric Issues Can Still Benefit from Weight Loss...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they...
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