Asking parents smart questions can help obese kids lose weight

Asking parents smart questions can help obese kids lose weight

Preventing childhood obesity may begin at home, but there s plenty nurses can do to help parents embrace healthy lifestyle choices, says one expert. For tips about diet and exercise to stick, clinicians need to take the time to interview families about their habits, she adds. Continue reading Asking parents smart questions can help obese kids lose weight

Kendall Jenner dishes low-carb Paleo diet and workout tips: Running, detox tea

Kendall Jenner dishes low-carb Paleo diet and workout tips: Running, detox tea

Kendall Jenner stays supermodel skinny with a low carb Paleo style diet featuring high-quality proteins, vegetables, fruit and 12 cups of detox green … Continue reading Kendall Jenner dishes low-carb Paleo diet and workout tips: Running, detox tea

Glaucoma drug, weight loss combo tested to restore vision

Glaucoma drug, weight loss combo tested to restore vision

A blinding disorder, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), affects overweight young women. It is a condition, of unknown origin, causing raised intracranial pressure primarily in obese women. Those with IIH suffer debilitating headaches, and, because of pressure on the optic nerves, 86 percent develop some degree of vision loss. New research is aiming to bring relief to these patients. Continue reading Glaucoma drug, weight loss combo tested to restore vision

Family-based therapies can treat anorexia in teens, study finds

Family-based therapies can treat anorexia in teens, study finds

Two different family-based therapies are both effective at combating anorexia nervosa in teenagers, according to the largest study ever to compare two such treatments for the life-threatening eating disorder. The findings add to a growing body of evidence supporting the value of parents’ involvement in anorexia treatment. Continue reading Family-based therapies can treat anorexia in teens, study finds