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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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
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