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Screen time before bed puts children at risk of anxiety, obesity and poor sleep

Screen time before bed puts children at risk of anxiety, obesity and poor sleep

Sufficient sleep duration and quality are vital in childhood to maintain physical and mental development. Sleep is also crucial for cognitive processes and a...
Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in teens, young adults

Fish oil does not appear to improve asthma control in teens, young adults

Asthma is a common, complex disease of the bronchial airways that involves diverse underlying inflammatory mechanisms and clinical phenotypes. Obesity and adolescent age are both...

Slim people have a genetic advantage when it comes to maintaining their weight

More than six out of ten grown-ups in the UK are overweight, and one of every four adults is obese. By age five, just...
Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Contrary to popular belief, not only obese and overweight but also non-obese and lean persons may be prone to type 2 diabetes. A recent study...
Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Carrying additional body fat, particularly around the middle, might be connected to brain shrinkage, by an investigation distributed recently. For the study, scientists determined...
Depression and obesity linked to greater likelihood of hip pain

Depression and obesity linked to greater likelihood of hip pain

People with depression or anxiety may experience weight gain or weight loss due to their condition or the medications that treat them. Depression and...
A ecent review assesses current knowledge of the interaction between obesity and olfaction.

New study finds link between smell and obesity

Scientists at the University of Otago have made a groundbreaking revelation by identifying an association between smell and obesity. The study suggests that there...
School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

There is some evidence that school-based nutrition education programs increase healthy eating habits for children and adolescents. A recent study by the Yale scientists...
Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time

Insufficient sleep in children is associated with poor diet, obesity and more screen time

Sleep is essential for optimal health in children and adolescents. Healthy sleep requires adequate duration, appropriate timing, good quality, regularity, and the absence of sleep...

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