India could be hit by a tsunami of obesity!

India stares at a huge epidemic of obesity, a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) finds.

Childhood obesity at peak in US, Canada

A new study has revealed that childhood obesity is at record levels in the United States and Canada.

Strollers can make your kids sedentary and fat, says study

A new study has found that strollers can enable inactive behavior in children and contribute to childhood obesity.

Digital intoxication in kids can affect physical, mental health

Increasing digital intoxication in children and adolescents can have grave implications on their physical and mental health.

'Sexting' and internet safety top concern for US kids: Study

Sending or receiving explicit material via smartphones or “sexting” and internet safety have quickly climbed up in the top 10 list of child health concerns in the US.

Energy drinks trigger hyperactivity in school children

 Middle-school children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are 66 percent more likely to be at risk for hyperactivity and inattention symptoms, reveals a new study.

Childhood obesity: How parents can help avoid their kids from being overweight!

Childhood obesity is a serious health condition that negatively affects children's health and well-being due to excess body fat.

Encouraging healthy diet among toddlers can help curb childhood obesity

A new study has revealed that promoting healthy eating habits from infancy can help prevent childhood obesity and the onset of chronic disease.

Parents often ignore childhood obesity

Parents often fail to recognise their children`s weight gain as a health concern, says a study.

Sleep deprivation increases risk of childhood obesity

Take note of how many hours of sleep your baby is getting as researchers have found that sleep deprivation during infancy and early childhood increases risk of obesity and adiposity or overall body fat later.

WHO deeply concerned over childhood obesity

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed deep concern over the worldwide increase in childhood obesity.

Obese kids likelier to have slower cognitive function

Researchers have found that obese children are slower than healthy-weight children to recognize when they have erred and correct it.

Children with strict parents tend to be obese: Study

A new study has found that your parenting style can have an impact on your child`s weight, and strict parents make their kid pack on the pounds.

50% parents do not see their child`s weight problem

One out of two parents of overweight children feel that their kid`s weight is normal, according to a new European study.

Too posh to push? Beware! C-section boosts child`s risk of obesity

A new study conducted by researchers suggests that babies born by caesarean section are more likely to struggle with obesity later in life.

Obesity epidemic in Europe fuelled by lack of exercise and high fat diet

Obesity epidemic is slowly taking over the world. The fast paced lifestyle and careless way of living has further pushed up this epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that lack of physical inactivity and diets high in fats, salts and sugars has led to obesity and overweight is becoming "the new norm" throughout Europe.

Controlling appetite could help in preventing childhood obesity

Two studies have revealed that heartier appetite could help in tackling obesity and affect more rapid infant growth.

Training kids to pay less attention to food might help them eat less

In a new study researchers have reported using a single session of attention modification to decrease overeating in obese children.

Childhood obesity has long-term effects on health

Childhood obesity can have long-term consequences - even when kids later lose weight, scientists say.

Childhood obesity could lead to type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease later in life

A new study has found that childhood obesity has long lasting consequences, even when kids lose weight.