Let’s Get Morbid About Childhood Obesity

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Childhood Obesity News rounds up the posts that deal with morbid obesity in children and adults, its causes and treatment possibilities.

Where Did the World’s Biggest Boy Go?

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What happened to Dzhambulat Khatokhov, the “world’s heaviest child” at some point? He would be 17 now, and is nowhere to be found.

Always More Dots to Connect

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Obesogenic microbiota has a far-reaching influence on glucose homeostasis in diabetes and long-term obesity in general.

The Appetite Dot

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When the brain and the digestive organs communicate about appetite, hormones are involved, and the gut microbiome also intervenes.

Meet Leptin

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Why do we overeat? Childhood Obesity News looks at leptin and ghrelin, hormones connected with hunger and food cravings.

Clues to an Elusive Ghrelin-Microbiome Tie

Childhood Obesity News keeps exploring the links between obesity, some childhood obesity “villains,” microbiomes, ghrelin, and cravings.

The Cravings Dot

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Childhood Obesity News has been connecting the dots between the role of the gut microbiome in obesity or the absence thereof.

The Antibiotic Dot

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Research shows a link between antibiotics, premature births, hearing loss, obesity, epigenetics, and microbiomes.

The Autism Dot

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Childhood Obesity News looks at the microbiomes’ relationship to allergies and addiction, as well as the obesity-autism connection.

Two Obesity Books

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It’s worth examining why some health professionals are averse to promoting healthy eating and exercise as a solution for childhood obesity.

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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