Pediatric Obesity

NFC as a Childhood Obesity Treatment Tool.

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Aug 08, 2015

Childhood Obesity is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and constitutes an increased risk of premature syndromes, including diabetes or heart diseases. Its treatment seems to be complicated.

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A web- and mobile phone-based intervention to prevent obesity in 4-year-olds (MINISTOP): a population-based randomized controlled trial.

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Apr 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: Childhood obesity is an increasing health problem globally. Overweight and obesity may be established as early as 2-5 years of age, highlighting the need for evidence-based effective prevention and treatment programs early in life.

Prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity using mobile and wireless technologies: a systematic review.

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Jan 15, 2016

Mobile health (mHealth) is a relatively nascent field, with a variety of technologies being explored and developed. Because of the explosive growth in this field, it is of interest to examine the design, development and efficacy of various interventions as research becomes available.

Developing prediction equations and a mobile phone application to identify infants at risk of obesity.

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Aug 13, 2013

BACKGROUND: Advancements in knowledge of obesity aetiology and mobile phone technology have created the opportunity to develop an electronic tool to predict an infant's risk of childhood obesity.