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Virtual avatar-based coaching can prevent childhood obesity

Virtual avatar-based coaching can prevent childhood obesity

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Regular screening and early intervention needed to prevent pediatric diabetes

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Eating low-quality diet during pregnancy is linked to late-childhood obesity

Study: Majority of breakfast products marketed for children contain more sugar

Study: Majority of breakfast products marketed for children contain more sugar

Playing sport during COVID-19 pandemic eased anxiety and depression for students

Playing sport during COVID-19 pandemic eased anxiety and depression for students

School gardens may get children to eat more vegetables

School gardens may get children to eat more vegetables

Researchers identify seven criteria to tackle obesity problem in the UK

Researchers identify seven criteria to tackle obesity problem in the UK

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

Study offers new insight into the global obesity epidemic

Scientists publish guidelines for conversing with children about overweight, obesity

Scientists publish guidelines for conversing with children about overweight, obesity

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

‘Artificial Pancreas Dashboard' can help standardize hybrid closed-loop reporting

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Modifiable risk factors in the first 1000 days of life predict higher adiposity and cardiometabolic risk

Home-visiting intervention puts Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory

Home-visiting intervention puts Native American infants on a healthier growth trajectory

Channel 7 grants fund new projects focusing on care for homeless children

Channel 7 grants fund new projects focusing on care for homeless children

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Researchers analyze racial disparities in access to bariatric surgery

Early life exposure to air pollution may increase children's body mass index

Early life exposure to air pollution may increase children's body mass index

OMA announces availability of updated Pediatric Obesity Algorithm

OMA announces availability of updated Pediatric Obesity Algorithm

Microstructural brain differences linked to waist circumference and BMI in children

Microstructural brain differences linked to waist circumference and BMI in children

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

More than half of American children lack cardiorespiratory fitness

More than half of American children lack cardiorespiratory fitness