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Heavy screen time associated with overweight, abdominal obesity among children

Heavy screen time associated with overweight, abdominal obesity among children

Study reveals effect of Mediterranean-style diet on pregnancy outcomes

Study reveals effect of Mediterranean-style diet on pregnancy outcomes

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Guidelines to help children develop healthy habits early in life

Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesity

Novel program in England's third largest city helps reduce childhood obesity

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

New anti-obesity drug trial set to launch at Alberta Diabetes Institute

Cancer Research UK urges Government action to tackle obesity

Cancer Research UK urges Government action to tackle obesity

Promising strategies to control bad food choices

Promising strategies to control bad food choices

'Substantial' decline in obesity rates among pre-schoolers in the US

'Substantial' decline in obesity rates among pre-schoolers in the US

Women's pre-pregnancy obesity changes breast milk contents which can affect infant growth

Women's pre-pregnancy obesity changes breast milk contents which can affect infant growth

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Overweight young children have a doubled risk of high blood pressure

Overweight young children have a doubled risk of high blood pressure

Study reveals increased odds of child obesity when mothers have obesity before conception

Study reveals increased odds of child obesity when mothers have obesity before conception

Study: Underweight boys and overweight girls have increased risk of depression

Study: Underweight boys and overweight girls have increased risk of depression

No lasting improvement in insulin secretion with diabetic medication

No lasting improvement in insulin secretion with diabetic medication

New home-based weight management intervention provides benefits to parents and children

New home-based weight management intervention provides benefits to parents and children

New case study provides definitive road map to bridge the gap between medicine and public health

New case study provides definitive road map to bridge the gap between medicine and public health

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds have lower levels of vigorous physical activity

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds have lower levels of vigorous physical activity

UNC program earns recognition as 'best evidence for impact' on obesity prevention in young children

UNC program earns recognition as 'best evidence for impact' on obesity prevention in young children

Study finds stark socio-economic inequalities in children's body mass index

Study finds stark socio-economic inequalities in children's body mass index