Obese Children And Related Skin Conditions The World Health Organization defines overweight and obesity based on the body mass index (BMI), which is calculated as weight (kg) divided by height (m2). When assessing overweight and obesity in children, it's important to consider their age and gender. To do this, percentile curves
Childhood BMI and Allergies: A Comprehensive Review Allergic conditions such as asthma, eczema, allergic rhinitis, and food allergies are prevalent chronic ailments that affect both children and adults. They pose a range of challenges including psychological stress, disrupted sleep, reduced work productivity, and increased healthcare expenses. Researchers have over time pinpointed
Sarcopenia And Chronic Kidney Disease Overview Sarcopenia and frailty are common conditions among people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), which may further enhance their risk of developing adverse health complications. Only a few studies have demonstrated the association between sarcopenia, frailty and chronic kidney disease in patients who are not on dialysis.
Infant Formula Protein Content And Childhood Obesity Overview Child growth and obesity risk is affected by infant feeding. In this study, we assessed the effect of protein intake in infancy on the body mass index, obesity and adiposity rebound of children aged up to 11 years. Healthy infants from five European countries
Predicting cardiovascular disease with Body Mass Index BMI and CVD: An Introduction Obesity, as indexed by the high body mass index (BMI), is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). About 60 - 80% of patients with CVD are overweight. However, there are mixed findings on the effect of decreasing BMI