Children with obesity enrolled in the FitTastic study group had more favorable BMI patterns compared to control group, according to longitudinal effectiveness study.
Adolescents with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery before age 22 lost 31.1% body weight and kept it off over a decade later, showed new study.
Youth newly diagnosed with T2D also were metabolically sicker, with higher HbA1c, serum glucose levels, and BMI at presentation.
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Topline data showed that a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was well tolerated among children with a safety profile similar to placebo.
The CDC is encouraging parents of children in this age group to first finish a primary vaccination series, saying only 28% now are in that category.
The proportion of overweight, obesity, or severe obesity increased from 38% to 45% among 4500 young people seen in a primary care network where most receive public insurance.
Results from a phase 2b trial showed that a bivalent RSV prefusion F protein-based vaccine was safe and led to higher neutralizing antibody responses in pregnant women.