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Obesity - childhood

8 April - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity may be related to risk for ADHD in children
10 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Junk food orders up trouble for young brains
25 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chronic inflammation in pregnancy linked to childhood neurodevelopmental delays
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, study suggests
6 January 2020 - Science Daily - Complexity around childhood obesity
30 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese
23 December 2019 - Science Daily - Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
18 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Obesity could affect brain development in children
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
25 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - MRI reveals brain damage in obese teens
21 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Mothers' depression and anxiety linked to unhealthy diets for children
15 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - School lunches keep Japan's kids topping nutrition lists
15 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF
10 October 2019 - BBC - Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says
3 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - High lead levels during pregnancy linked to child obesity, study suggests
2 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Father's obesity in puberty doubles the risk of asthma in his future offspring
2 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Gut bacteria is key factor in childhood obesity
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Industry has unduly influenced TV advertising regs on restricting unhealthy kids' foods
5 September 2019 - The Guardian - Tax on snacks would have 'huge impact' on obesity, say experts
4 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink tax to tackle obesity
26 July 2019 - Science Daily - Exposure to common chemicals in plastics linked to childhood obesity
1 May 2019 - The Guardian - Leeds becomes first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rate
28 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Nationwide study suggests obesity as an independent risk factor for anxiety and depression in young people
10 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Breast milk analyses show new opportunities for reducing risk of childhood obesity
9 April 2019 - Nutraingredients - Study finds ‘healthy’ kids snacks could be contributing to growing obesity crisis
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
8 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
22 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Clinical trial: Prenatal DHA prevents blood-pressure increase from obesity during childhood
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
22 November 2018 - The Guardian - Type 2 diabetes now affects nearly 7,000 young Britons
2 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study suggests childhood obesity linked to poor school performance and coping skills
18 October 2018 - MedicalXpress - Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese
1 October 2018 - The Scientist - Maternal Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Autism in Children
19 September 2018 - BMJ - Ban on sale of energy drinks to children
13 September 2018 - Futurity - High blood sugar in pregnancy ups child’s obesity risk
6 September 2018 - Science Daily - Rapid weight gain during infancy possible risk factor for later obesity in kids with autism
9 August 2018 - MD Edge - Maternal obesity plus diabetes lead to psychiatric disorders in offspring
9 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - To reduce your risk of obesity, it helps to have a mom who follows five healthy habits
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
15 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
9 March 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some great ways to fight childhood obesity
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media
14 February 2018 - Nutraingredients - Western diet linked to increased risk of mental health problems for teenagers
15 January 2018 - MedicalXpress - Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
11 January 2018 - The Conversation - Sugar: six easy ways to encourage children to eat less
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
13 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Increased taxes on high fat and high sugar foods will help improve children's diets
28 August 2017 - Science Daily - Early weight gain in pregnancy correlates with childhood obesity, first study of its size shows