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Systematic review and meta-analyses of risk factors for childhood overweight identifiable during infancy
OBJECTIVE: To determine risk factors for childhood overweight that can be identified during the first year of life to facilitate early identification and targeted intervention.
Role of ADHD symptoms as a contributing factor to obesity in patients with MC4R mutations
Besides the crucial role of genetic susceptibility in the development of early-onset obesity, it has been shown that feeding behavior could contribute to increased body weight. A significant association between obesity/overweight ...
Focus on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol
Chapter nine in 'The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion' focuses on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol. The eight sections on mental health promotion supply background information, promotion ...
Dietitians' perceptions of communicating with preadolescent, overweight children in the consultation setting: The potential for e-resources
BACKGROUND: There are calls to enhance existing child weight management interventions and to develop new treatment approaches. The potential for interactive electronic resources (e-resources) to support child-dietitian ...
Validation, optimal threshold determination, and clinical utility of the infant risk of overweight checklist for early prevention of child overweight
BACKGROUND: Previous research has demonstrated the predictive validity of the Infant Risk of Overweight Checklist (IROC). This study further establishes the predictive accuracy of the IROC using data from the Avon Longitudinal ...
The relationship between ADHD and obesity: Implications for therapy
Increasing attention is being paid to the relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity. While most available research focused on determining the extent of the association between ADHD ...
Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of interventions that aim to reduce the risk, either directly or indirectly, of overweight and obesity in infancy and early childhood
The risk factors for childhood overweight and obesity are known and can be identified antenatally or during infancy, however, the majority of effective interventions are designed for older children. This review identified ...
Estimating overweight risk in childhood from predictors during infancy
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to develop and validate a risk score algorithm for childhood overweight based on a prediction model in infants.