Tag Archive: obesity

Aug 25 2017

Kids First Data Center (DRC), CHOP’s Health Hero, Concussions on Air, Coping for Parents, Madeline Bell Modern Healthcare

Every day, we learn about the exciting new ways our investigators and staff at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia modernize medicine and revolutionize healthcare for children.

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Jul 05 2017

On the Record: Student Reporters Celebrate Community Health Leaders

As part of the educational program Healthy NewsWorks, young journalists from the Highland Park Healthy Hawk, the East Norriton Bulldog Bulletin, and other student-run newspapers interviewed clinicians and researchers about some of today’s most pressing health topics from gun violence to preventing sports injuries to city health programs for the uninsured.

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Jan 12 2017

Novel Imaging Tool Estimates Energy Production in Mitochondrial Diseases

Fitness tools that monitor your daily use of energy, from counting steps to tracking sleep, have exploded in popularity. Researchers are developing better noninvasive, high-resolution methods to estimate how well the fundamental source of that energy — your mitochondria — are working, and they have recently had some important successes.

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Aug 02 2016

Laws Limiting School Junk Food Sales and Ads Show Potential to Impact Obesity

In many cafeterias these days, the sloppy joe special and individual carton of milk comes with a side of state laws. Targeting a childhood obesity rate that seems stuck at a too-high rate of 17 percent, state and local legislators across the U.S. have introduced policy-based efforts to intervene.

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Apr 29 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Plastic Bronchitis, Baby BMI, Voice at the Vatican

Every week is full of discovery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Among the highlights this week are a significant discovery and new treatment option in a heart surgery complication that affects young patients; a study of how to predict infants’ later obesity risk; and a CHOP cancer immunotherapy story hitting the world stage at an international conference.

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Apr 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Youth Violence, Novice Drivers, Obesity and Sexual Behavior

This week’s In the News tackles some risky business, from youth violence, to novice drivers, and the relationship between obesity in adolescence and sexual behavior. Read on to find out how researchers are exploring new approaches to these complex issues.

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Mar 25 2016

CHOP Research In The News: Quantum Award, Bone Health, Antibiotics and Weight Gain

News abounds this first week of spring, and we bring you fresh insights from new scientific studies cultivated by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. But first, take a moment to celebrate a special award that recognizes the dedication of pediatric oncologist Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD, MSCE.

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Mar 24 2016

Researchers Examine Obesity, Cardiovascular Risks in Down Syndrome

Children with Down syndrome (also known as Trisomy 21) are prone to obesity. Their families may be concerned about their future risks for cardiovascular problems as well as their quality of life.

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Mar 18 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Obesity, PTSD, and Alice in Wonderland

Welcome to our latest weekly summary of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! This has been a full week, including multiple studies of genetic influences on weight in childhood, a useful autism research explainer, findings on long-term impacts of congenital heart disease, and a neurological phenomenon with a literary namesake.

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Dec 22 2015

Going Back to the Future of Obesity and Osteoporosis

Many of today’s healthy children and teens will develop later-onset chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.

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