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The CASH Database

The database is the hub of the CASH service. The content can be added, searched and exported to create personalised alerting services for library customers.  There are a number of newsfeeds that can be embedded into external CAS website pages keeping them constantly updated with the latest content.

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Acceleration of BMI in Early Childhood and Risk of Sustained Obesity

New England Journal of Medicine
Year of publication
Study (n=51,505) found ~90% of children who were obese at 3 years of age were overweight or obese in adolescence. Among adolescents who were obese, greatest acceleration in annual BMI increments had occurred between 2 and 6 years of age.
Date added
Created by
Linda Hopwell
Published by
Current Awareness Service for Health