News tagged with childhood obesity

Infant weight gain linked to childhood obesity

( -- As childhood obesity continues its thirty-year advance from occasional curiosity to cultural epidemic, health care providers are struggling to find out why--and the reasons are many. Increasingly sedentary ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Health
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Childhood viral infection may be a cause of obesity

The emerging idea that obesity may have an infectious origin gets new support in a cross-sectional study by University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers who found that children exposed to a particular ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Health
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