Study: Children with autism are more likely to be overweight, obese

Related video A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centers reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population. The findings were published online by […]

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese

Related video A new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centers reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population. The findings were published online by […]

Molecular link between body weight, early puberty identified

Related video Becoming overweight at a young age can trigger a molecular chain reaction that leads some girls to experience puberty early, according to new research published in Nature Communications. Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism that leads overweight female rats to have early-onset puberty. “Knowing how nutrition and specific molecules play a role in […]

Scientists discover molecular link between body weight and early-onset puberty

Related video Becoming overweight at a young age can trigger a molecular chain reaction that leads some girls to experience puberty early, according to new research published in Nature Communications. Scientists have discovered a molecular mechanism that leads overweight female rats to have early-onset puberty. “Knowing how nutrition and specific molecules play a role in […]

The Skinny on Fats

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 — Even when you’re trying to lose weight, you need some fat in your diet for good health. While fat in general has gotten a bad rap, some types of fat — particularly plant-based fats — are […]