Research findings, "Obesity increases metabolicsyndrome risk factors in school-aged children from an urban school in Mexico city," are discussed in a new report. In this recently published study, investigators in Mexico conducted a study "To characterize the nutritional status of school-aged children from an urban public school in Mexico City, Mexico, and to assess the influence of obesity on health status in a subgroup of these children. Cross-sectional descriptive study."
"A nutrition screening was done for all children, including anthropometric (ie, weight, height, and waist circumference) and blood pressureassessment. In the subgroup of children, complementary...
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