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Gastric Band Surgery Can Be Safe and Effective for Obese Adolescents

A newly published study has found that gastric band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence. 536 more words

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Obesity & Children: Why should we worry?

To start, I’d like to give you an example to ponder over: A child would have to cycle for at least 90 minutes to burn the calories he or she consumes from one medium sized portion of french fries from Macdonalds. 358 more words


Studies Explore the Prevalence of Constipation in Overweight Children

In 2003, Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva established the Section of Quantitative Health Sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics. Apart from being its founder, Dr. 194 more words

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The Kids Too!

Society, with its current lifestyle habits has created a high percentage of adults who are not well.  The amount of adults with high blood pressure… 1,243 more words

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Why Are Children Becoming Overweight?

What Causes Obesity in Children?

Children become overweight and obese for a variety of reasons. The most common causes are genetic factors, lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating patterns, or a combination of these factors. 600 more words

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