Explore the latest in overweight and obesity from The JAMA Network, including their epidemiology, etiology, prevention, and medical and surgical management.
This consortium study of multiple data sets assesses whether patients with major depressive disorder had different degrees of genetic overlap with obesity-related traits.
This Viewpoint reviews evidence documenting an association between overweight and obesity and cancer and discusses the underacknowledged role of weight control counseling and community programs as a cancer prevention strategy.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy of internet-based guided self-help compared with traditional, face-to-face, individual cognitive behavior therapy.
This database review evaluates the prevalence of anemia 10 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and whether bariatric follow-up influences anemia rates in a population of veterans.
This community-based cohort study of Framingham Heart Study participants applies unsupervised machine learning to define the distribution and prognostic importance of computed tomography–based multiorgan phenotypes associated with adverse health outcomes.
This randomized trial compares the effects of postoperative oral cephalexin-metronidazole vs placebo on frequency of surgical site infection (SSI) in obese women undergoing cesarean delivery.
This animal model study examines the influence of a calorie-restricted diet and an obesity diet in mice exposed to long-term UV-B irradiation to assess if there is an association between diet and histopathological response to UV-B irradiation.
This randomized clinical trial assesses whether a baby-led approach to complementary feeding reduces the risk for overweight compared with traditional spoon-feeding among mothers in a single maternity hospital.
This population-based cohort study of schoolchildren born from the 1930s through the 1980s in Denmark investigates whether childhood body mass index (BMI) and change in BMI are associated with adult ischemic stroke and assesses whether the associations are age dependent or influenced by birth weight.
This randomized clinical trial examines the extent to which 2 clinical-community interventions improved child body mass index z score and health-related quality of life, as well as parental resource empowerment.
This Editorial highlights the importance of a comprehensive and practical approach to implementing the USPSTF recommendations on childhood obesity screening and treatment.
This Editorial highlights the importance of implementing the USPSTF recommendations on childhood obesity screening and treatment for both the present and future health of pediatric patients.
This study uses data from a statewide clinical registry to identify factors associated with achieving a body mass index of less than 30 in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.