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Experts Call for Early Intervention to Curb Childhood Obesity and Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adulthood

(IN BRIEF) A scientific statement published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology highlights that childhood obesity is a critical factor leading to cardiovascular disease (CVD) in adulthood. Childhood obesity is on the rise globally, and the associated problems of … Read the full press release

Winners of the inaugural SAS global Hackathon announced

From saving lives of first responders to exploring manure recycling, the winners transformed data into decisions. (PRESS RELEASE) MARLOW, UK, 14-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Analytics leader SAS announces the winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon. Throughout March, SAS brought … Read the full press release

INSEAD and Harvard study uncovers growing divide between rich and poor adolescent obesity rates in U.S.

According to the study, overall adolescent obesity rates in the U.S. have plateaued after two decades of dangerous increase, but not for children of less-educated, poorer families. Instead, income and education increasingly influence children’s obesity Fontainebleau, France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, 27-1-2014 … Read the full press release