News tagged with overweight children

1 in 5 children in Sweden overweight

University of Gothenburg, Sweden - and Karolinska Institutet have carried out the first ever national study of the prevalence of overweight and obesity in schoolchildren. It reveals that one in five children in Sweden is ...

Mar 08, 2011
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Task force: Screen kids, obesity treatment works

(AP) -- An influential advisory panel says school-aged youngsters and teens should be screened for obesity and sent to intensive behavior treatment if they need to lose weight - a move that could transform how doctors deal ...

Jan 18, 2010
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COMPASS points to weight loss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Obesity researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recruiting families with overweight children for a study to help those kids, and their parents, lose weight. The two-year study, ...

Dec 29, 2009
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