News Articles Featuring Project Viva Findings!
- The Womb. Your Mother. Yourself. How the first nine months shape the rest of your life
Dr. Gillman and the other Project Viva researchers strongly believe that disease risk for conditions such as obesity, asthma, allergies and heart disease begins before we are even born! This article in TIME magazine features some of the evidence and studies looking at fetal origins of disease, including Project Viva.
TIME magazine, 4 October 2010
- Baby Fat May Not Be So Cute After All
Schools are taking big measures to help tackle the obesity epidemic, but research is showing that by the time children reach school age it may already be too late. Project Viva research has shown that even events before birth may predispose children to obesity. Researchers are recommending current policies be reevaluated to determine if they are enough.
The New York Times, 22 March 2010
- Striking Number of Obesity Risks Hit Minority Kids
The New York Times, 1 March 2010
- Risk of Childhood Obesity Higher Among Minorities
U.S. News & World Report, 1 March 2010
- Even Normal Glucose in Kids Could Predict Diabetes Later
MedPage Today, 4 February 2010
- Babies’ birth weights falling
The Boston Globe, 25 January 2010
- U.S. Birth Weight Falling, But Reasons Unclear
BusinessWeek, 21 January 2010
- Obesity Trumps Smoking As American Health Burden
NPR, 8 January 2010