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Parents often ignore childhood obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:34

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

Social media `may help overcome childhood obesity`

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 10:15

Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, researchers say.

Childhood obesity genes identified

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 13:32

Scientists have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the chances of common childhood obesity.

Breastfeeding for at least 6 months can cut risk of childhood obesity

Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 13:34

Children of diabetic mothers have a greater risk of childhood obesity, but breastfeeding for at least six months can reduce this threat, a new study has suggested.

Obama declares September as Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Last Updated: Thursday, September 01, 2011, 08:33

US President Barack Obama has declared September as the National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month as part of his administration`s efforts to address the challenge of a "dramatic rise" in obesity among American children.

Unhealthy lifestyle makes children obese

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 01, 2011, 17:12

Children who are obese have an unhealthy lifestyle, say researchers.

30-second exercise helps fight childhood obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 15:42

Short bursts of exercise may be better in fighting childhood obesity.

Michelle Obama spearheads US push against childhood obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 09, 2010, 22:29

First Lady Michelle Obama launched a major push against childhood obesity, which affects around one in three US children and threatens to make the current generation of Americans the first to live shorter lives than their parents.