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Connection between self-regulation and obesity appears to be different for girls and boys

Connection between self-regulation and obesity appears to be different for girls and boys

Exploring local data helps develop targeted approaches to fight childhood obesity

Exploring local data helps develop targeted approaches to fight childhood obesity

Obesity risk appears to be lower in children whose mothers followed healthy lifestyle

Obesity risk appears to be lower in children whose mothers followed healthy lifestyle

Unique childhood-obesity prevention program focuses on teaching parenting skills

Unique childhood-obesity prevention program focuses on teaching parenting skills

Pennington Biomedical awarded $4.5 million funding to evaluate treatments for childhood obesity

Pennington Biomedical awarded $4.5 million funding to evaluate treatments for childhood obesity

New measures to tackle childhood obesity in Britain

New measures to tackle childhood obesity in Britain

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

Social media triggering mental ill health among kids warns NHS

Social media triggering mental ill health among kids warns NHS

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Research provides insights into risk factors and prevention of childhood obesity

Research provides insights into risk factors and prevention of childhood obesity

Study provides guidance to determine the right treatment for Red Diaper Syndrome

Study provides guidance to determine the right treatment for Red Diaper Syndrome

Drinking recommended amount of milk could protect obese children against metabolic syndrome

Drinking recommended amount of milk could protect obese children against metabolic syndrome

Early-life obesity linked to children's lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores

Early-life obesity linked to children's lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores

Study reveals risk factors involved in early onset and severity of obesity in children

Study reveals risk factors involved in early onset and severity of obesity in children

Statement: Highlighting importance of mass media campaigns to protect and promote public health

Statement: Highlighting importance of mass media campaigns to protect and promote public health

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

Caffeine during pregnancy - babies 66 percent more likely to become overweight

New project identifies effective community-based strategies to prevent childhood obesity

New project identifies effective community-based strategies to prevent childhood obesity

Fathers rarely participate in family-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Fathers rarely participate in family-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Social barriers may prevent weight loss in obese children

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old

Obesity may have negative impact on liver health in children as young as 8 years old