Effects of Excessive TV Time on Children’s Health: Study Finds Link to Adult Health Problems

Effects of Excessive TV Time on Children’s Health: Study Finds Link to Adult Health Problems

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Children and adolescents who spend more time watching TV than doing physical activity have been linked to health problems in adulthood. This was revealed by a study from New Zealand published in Pediatrics. Researchers tracked hundreds of children in New Zealand in 1973 and followed them until they were 45 years old. … Read more

Rising Obesity Cases in Indonesia: A Global Public Health Issue

Rising Obesity Cases in Indonesia: A Global Public Health Issue

Indonesia – Obesity cases in Indonesia experienced a significant jump in 10 years, from 10.5% in 2007 to 21.8% in 2018. The data was submitted by the Ministry Health last weekend. According to BetweenDirector of Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases of the Ministry of Health Eva Susanti said obesity related to various factors such … Read more