The sharp increase in childhood obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic

BMI data from over 1 million children in England will cost society post-pandemic obesity rates.

Two-thirds of parents report concerns about sick days for adolescents

Parental perspectives on teenagers' concerns about sick days and academic performance.

Gas stoves emit dangerous Nanoparticles, Study

A recent study by Purdue University found that cooking on a gas stove can emit more nano-sized particles into the air than gas or...

Gut bacteria essential for conquering milk allergy

Gut bacteria and compounds in poop are connected to long-lasting relief in kids with milk allergies treated with oral therapy.

Injectable hydrogel protects right ventricle of heart

Hydrogels mitigate negative remodeling in right heart failure.

Waist-to-height ratio is a better indicator of fat obesity in young people than BMI

The waist-to-height ratio correlates better than BMI with DEXA measurements of fat mass.

Children in households with firearms have higher lead levels

Child lead levels in the U.S. tied to firearm exposure (2012-2018).

Non-White children in England face 12% higher mortality risk

Ethnicity, deprivation, and infant mortality in England.

Diabetes risk is noticeable in young Samoan children

Samoa examines how physical activity and diet affect body composition differently in boys and girls aged 3 to 7.

Precision medicine prevents early births

Noncoding mutations and preterm birth.

UK study exposes ‘Loneliness Loop’ in youth intimate partner violence cycle

Youth and intimate partner violence: Support in England.

Blood tests advance neuroblastoma detection

Liquid biopsies for early detection of neuroblastoma in children.

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