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Cholesterol-related genetic disorder identified in children
Cholesterol-related genetic disorder identified in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A genetic defect affecting normal development in children has been identified by a study involving University of Queensland researcher and alumnus Professor David Coman. The study revealed that mutations in the gene FDFT1 prevented children from producing enough cholesterol, causing ... Read More »

Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids
Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Because obesity affects one in six U.S. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic complications and to direct interventions to them. ... Read More »

Decline in heart health can start in childhood
Decline in heart health can start in childhood (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Heart health, which is optimal for most at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviours, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our findings indicate that, in general, children start with pretty ... Read More »

Childhood and adolescent obesity a risk factor for heart disease
Childhood and adolescent obesity a risk factor for heart disease (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. It comes as New York City passes a ban on large-size sugary drinks to help ... Read More »

 
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