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Higher weight and BMI in children are associated with poor brain health

Higher weight and BMI in children are associated with poor brain health

Health of mothers, fetuses, and children are all affected by the maternal environment

Health of mothers, fetuses, and children are all affected by the maternal environment

Experts analyze the physical activity and health of children prior to COVID-19

Experts analyze the physical activity and health of children prior to COVID-19

Does maternal insulin tolerance during pregnancy influence child adiposity?

Does maternal insulin tolerance during pregnancy influence child adiposity?

The association between school closing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children

The association between school closing during the COVID-19 pandemic and the possibility of weight gain among children

Top experts to speak about pediatric obesity at ObesityWeek 2022

Top experts to speak about pediatric obesity at ObesityWeek 2022

£50 million to turbo-charge research into health inequalities affecting local communities

£50 million to turbo-charge research into health inequalities affecting local communities

Maternal ultra-processed food consumption may be linked to increased obesity risk in offspring

Maternal ultra-processed food consumption may be linked to increased obesity risk in offspring

What is the association between maternal weight status and the composition of the milk microbiome?

What is the association between maternal weight status and the composition of the milk microbiome?

EHR-enabled tool to address child obesity can help children achieve positive BMI

EHR-enabled tool to address child obesity can help children achieve positive BMI

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Parental BMI and early childhood weight gain predicts increased girth at 5 years

Parental BMI and early childhood weight gain predicts increased girth at 5 years

A mother's diet during pregnancy is linked to her child's food preferences

A mother's diet during pregnancy is linked to her child's food preferences

TfL advertising policy restricting the advertisement of junk foods could save lives and NHS money

TfL advertising policy restricting the advertisement of junk foods could save lives and NHS money

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

PFAS exposure harms people's health and undermines America's economy

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Infant formula marketing directly affects breastfeeding rates

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

Lipids in breastmilk may protect against metabolic disease later in life

New digital tool provides effective support for the treatment of pediatric obesity

New digital tool provides effective support for the treatment of pediatric obesity

Newer supermarkets in New York City's poorest neighborhoods linked to decrease in childhood obesity

Newer supermarkets in New York City's poorest neighborhoods linked to decrease in childhood obesity

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months

Obesity increased among children, teens from low-income families during early pandemic months