Obesity Reviews

Obesity Reviews is a monthly reviews journal publishing reviews from all disciplines related to obesity. It should, therefore, appeal to all professionals with an interest in obesity, most particularly to endocrinologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, obstetricians but also rheumatologists, as well as health professionals working in general medicine and surgery. Furthermore, the journal will contribute to education and inter-professional developments by planning pro et con reviews on current controversies.

Publisher
Wiley

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Health

Six components of healthy family meals

Turning the TV off, taking time to eat, not arguing at the table: Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the University of Mannheim have evaluated studies examining the quality of family meals. ...

Overweight & Obesity

Gut bacteria is key factor in childhood obesity

New information published by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Health suggests that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play a key role in childhood obesity.

Autism spectrum disorders

Autism spectrum disorders linked with excess weight gain in children

A recent meta-analysis published in Obesity Reviews revealed that children with autism spectrum disorders had a 41.1% higher risk of developing obesity than matched groups of children, and on average, 22 out of 100 children ...

Diabetes

Addition of orlistat benefits obese patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—In overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), treatment with orlistat in addition to lifestyle modifications improves outcomes, according to research published online Sept. 8 in Obesity Reviews.

Overweight & Obesity

Review explores postpartum weight-loss strategies

(HealthDay)—For postpartum women, lifestyle interventions that include a combined diet-and-exercise approach and those that use self-monitoring are associated with greater weight loss, according to a study published online ...

Overweight & Obesity

In teens, sedentary behavior independently tied to adiposity

(HealthDay)—For adolescents, sedentary behavior is associated with markers of adiposity, independent of dietary intake, according to a systematic review published online June 22 in Obesity Reviews.

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