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Achievement of meaningful impacts on childhood obesity requires more than single interventions

Medical Xpress - Wed 11 Oct 17

Childhood obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century. Worldwide, there has been a more than ten-fold increase in the number of children and adolescents with obesity ...

Tenfold increase in childhood and adolescent obesity in four decades, new study finds

Medical Xpress - Tue 10 Oct 17

The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and the World ...

Child and teen obesity rates soar globally, WHO reports

FOXNews - Wed 11 Oct 17

The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially in Asia, a major study ...

Childhood obesity has grown by 1,000% in the last 40 years

ZME Science - Wed 11 Oct 17

We're dealing with a worldwide crisis by now.

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

Reuters - Tue 10 Oct 17

GENEVA (Reuters) - The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries, especially ...

Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold

WebMD - Wed 11 Oct 17

United States is 15th out of 200 countries studied