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childhood obesity

Maternal health key factor in determining childhood obesity

Other than junk food, here's another key factor in childhood obesity.

01 Nov 2019 11:26 AM

Excess screen time can result in childhood obesity

Too much screen time for children can lead to obesity.

10 Aug 2019 10:46 AM

Right pregnancy diet can control childhood obesity

New study finds ways to counter child obesity.

10 Apr 2019 3:10 PM

Once 'world's heaviest teen', Delhi boy undergoes surgery to shed over 30 kg

Mihir Jain, 14, at 237 kg wasn't able to open his eyes, as his face was puffy, and not able to stand properly, doctors said.

04 Jul 2018 9:37 AM

London bans junk food ads on public transport to fight child obesity

Almost 40 per cent of children aged 10 and 11 in UK city are overweight or obese, according to research compiled for Britain’s parliament.

12 May 2018 8:26 AM


Britain tries to tackle obesity by introducing sugar tax on soft drinks

The government hopes the tax will raise 163240 million per year, which it will spend on sports facilities and breakfast clubs.

06 Apr 2018 8:46 PM

Study finds obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Research found how obesity has shifted certain cancers to younger age groups, and intensified cellular mechanisms promoting the diseases.

28 Mar 2018 11:12 AM

Obesity in children rising with media accessibility, say doctors

Mass media effects children’s health and physiologically, having an impact on socio-cultural functioning and psychological wellbeing.

15 Dec 2017 9:00 AM