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Obesity may cause early onset of puberty in boys too

Study presented at ENDO 2019 says not just in girls, obesity may cause early puberty in boys too Girls are not the only ones who...

Vitamin D plays a protective role in young children with asthma

Study from Johns Hopkins University finds Vitamin D protects asthmatic, obese school children with exposure to indoor air pollution   A new study has found that...

Is your child a picky eater? Limit time spent on social...

Social media has negative impact on children's food intake, shows new study   Unhealthy food items advertised by social media have a negative influence on children’s...

Your childhood home decides whether you have obesity as an adult

Study identifies factor related to family and home environment that eventually lead to obesity   Where you come from and how you are brought up could...

Babies on milk cereal drinks are at risk of being overweight

Swedish researchers link milk cereal drinks that are very popular in the country, to risk of weight problems in children Using milk cereal drinks as...

Childhood obesity epidemic may be linked to Caesarean sections

JAMA study shows choice of delivery mode may influence risk of early childhood weight problem Could India's childhood obesity epidemic have anything to do with...

Obesity may increase kids’ chances of getting asthma

Study shows a strong correlation between childhood obesity and asthma Ten percent of pediatric asthma cases could be avoided if childhood obesity were eliminated. This...

Large babies of diabetic moms 3 times more prone to obesity

Study finds babies that are large for gestational age and born to mothers with gestational diabetes are at higher obesity risk Large babies born to...

Kids with autism like disorders 50% more likely to be obese

Study finds the risk increases with the severity of symptoms Children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 per cent...

Pregnant? Don’t eat for 2, weight gain can give baby diabetes

Eating for two is a myth, say researchers; excess weight during pregnancy could pave way for diabetes in babyThe traditional advice of eating for...

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