Obesity and Overweight: Scientific Articles

Featured Articles

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2014). Long-term drug treatment for obesity: A systematic and clinical review. JAMA, 311(1), 74–86. PMID: 24231879
  • Austin, S. B., Nelson, L. A., Birkett, M. A., Calzo, J. P., & Everett, B. (2013). Eating disorder symptoms and obesity at the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in US high school students. American Journal of Public Health, 103(2), e16–e22. PMID: 23237207
  • Buttenheim, A. M., Pebley, A. R., Hsih, K., Chung, C. Y., & Goldman, N. (2013). The shape of things to come? Obesity prevalence among foreign-born vs. US-born Mexican youth in California. Social Science and Medicine, 78, 1–8. PMID: 23273875
  • Delamater, A. M., Pulgaron, E. R., Rarback, S., Hernandez, J., Carillo, A., Christiansen, S., et al. (2013). Web-based family intervention for overweight children: a pilot study. Childhood Obesity, 9(1), 57–63. PMID: 23308372
  • DiVall, S. A. (2013). The influence of endocrine disruptors on growth and development of children. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity, 20(1), 50–55. PMID: 23222850
  • Ford, C. N., Slining, M. M., & Popkin, B. M. (2013). Trends in dietary intake among US 2- to 6-year-old children, 1989-2008. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113(1), 35–42. PMID: 23260722
  • Giannini, C., & Caprio, S. (2013). Progression of ?-cell dysfunction in obese youth. Current Diabetes Reports, 13(1), 89–95. PMID: 231799960
  • Grayson, B. E., Seeley, R. J., & Sandoval, D. A. (2013). Wired on sugar: The role of the CNS in the regulation of glucose homeostasis. Nature Reviews. Neuroscience, 14(1), 24–37. PMID: 23232606
  • Lee, H., Harris, K. M., & Lee, J. (2013). Multiple levels of social disadvantage and links to obesity in adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of School Health, 83(3), 139–149. PMID: 23343314
  • Miller, R., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shomaker, L. B., Field, S. E., Hannallah, L., Reina, S. A., et al. (2013). Serum leptin and loss of control eating in children and adolescents. International Journal of Obesity, [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 23835660
  • Mirza, N. M., Palmer, M. G., Sinclair, K. B., McCarter, R., He, J., Ebbeling, C. B., et al. (2013). Effects of a low glycemic load or a low-fat dietary intervention on body weight in obese Hispanic American children and adolescents: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 97(2), 276–285. PMID: 23255569
  • Moreno, G., Johnson-Shelton, D., & Boles, S. (2013). Prevalence and prediction of overweight and obesity among elementary school students. Journal of School Health, 83(3), 157–163. PMID: 23343316
  • Perrin, E. M., & Skinner, A. C. (2013). The importance of screening for healthy weight and recommending healthy lifestyles in pediatric patients. North Carolina Medical Journal, 74(1), 34–38. PMID: 23530377
  • Reina, S. A., Shoemaker, L. B., Mooreville, M., Courville, A. B., Brady, S. M., Olsen, C., et al. (2013). Sociocultural pressures and adolescent eating in the absence of hunger. Body Image, 10(2), 182–190. PMID: 23394966
  • Rosario, F. J., Kenai, Y., Powell, T. L., & Jansson, T. (2013). Mammalian target of rapamycin signaling modulates amino acid uptake by regulating transporter cell surface abundance in primary human trophoblast cells. Journal of Physiology, 591(Pt 3), 609–625. PMID: 23165769
  • Sherafat-Kazemzadeh, R., Ivey, L., Kahn, S. R., Sapp, J. C., Hicks, M. D., Kim, R. C., et al. (2013). Hyperphagia among patients with Bardet-Biedl syndrome. Pediatric Obesity, 8(5), e64–e67. PMID: 23776152
  • Sherafat-Kazemzadeh, R., Yanovski, S. Z., & Yanovski, J. A. (2013). Pharmacotherapy for childhood obesity: Present and future prospects. International Journal of Obesity, 37(1), 1–15. PMID: 22929210
  • Slater, S. J., Nicholson, L., Chriqui, J., Barker, D. C., Chaloupka, F. J., & Johnston, L. D. (2013). Walkable communities and adolescent weight. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44(2), 164–168. PMID: 23332334
  • Tardif, S. D., Power, M. L., Ross, C. N., & Rutherford, J. N. (2013). Body mass growth in common marmosets: Toward a model of pediatric obesity. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 150(1), 21–28. PMID: 23283661
  • Thompson, D. A., Matson, P. A., & Ellen, J. M. (2013). Television viewing in low-income Latino children: Variation by ethnic subgroup and English proficiency. Childhood Obesity, 9(1), 22–28. PMID: 23301653
  • Woolford, S. J., Clark, S. J., Butchart, A., Geiger, J. D., Davis, M. M., & Fagerlin, A. (2013). To pay or not to pay: Public perception regarding insurance coverage of obesity treatment. Obesity, 21(12), E709–E714. PMID: 23512908
  • Bradfield, J. P., Taal, H. R., Timpson, N. J., Scherag, A., Lecoeur, C., Warrington, N. M., et al. (2012). A genome-wide association meta-analysis identifies new childhood obesity loci. Nature Genetics, 44(5), 526–531. PMID: 22484627
  • Chavarro, J. E., Ehrlich, S., Colaci, D. S., Wright, D. L., Toth, T. L., Petrozza, J. C., et al. (2012). Body mass index and short-term weight change in relation to treatment outcomes in women undergoing assisted reproduction. Fertility and Sterility, 98(1), 109–116. PMID: 22607889
  • Frias, A. E., & Grove, K. L. (2012). Obesity: A transgenerational problem linked to nutrition during pregnancy. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 30(6), 472–478. PMID: 23074005
  • Garcia, L., Gold, E. B., Wang, L., Yang, X., Mao, M., & Schwartz, A. V. (2012). The relation of acculturation to overweight, obesity, prediabetes and diabetes among U.S. Mexican-American women and men. Ethnicity and Disease, 22(1), 58–64. PMID: 22774310
  • Halloran, D. R., Marshall, N. E., Kunovich, R. M., & Caughey, A. B. (2012). Obesity trends and perinatal outcomes in black and white teenagers. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(6), e1–e7. PMID: 23174388
  • Jungheim, E. S., Travieso, J. L., Carson, K. R., & Moley, K. H. (2012). Obesity and reproductive function. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, 39(4), 479–493. PMID: 23182555
  • Luzzo, K. M., Wang, Q., Purcell, S. H., Chi, M., Jimenez, P. T., Grindler, N., et al. (2012). High fat diet induced developmental defects in the mouse: Oocyte meiotic aneuploidy and fetal growth retardation/brain defects. PLoS One, 7(11), e49217. PMID: 23152876
  • Marshall, N. E., Guild, C., Cheng, Y. W., Caughey, A. B., & Halloran, D. R. (2012). Maternal superobesity and perinatal outcomes. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(5), 417.e1–6. PMID: 22542116
  • Nielson, C. M., Srikanth, P., & Orwoll, E. S. (2012). Obesity and fracture in men and women: An epidemiologic perspective. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 27(1), 1–10. PMID: 23348758
  • Ranzenhofer, L. M., Columbo, K. M., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shomaker, L. B., Cassidy, O., Matheson, B. E., et al. (2012). Binge eating and weight-related quality of life in obese adolescents. Nutrients, 4(3), 167–180. PMID: 22666544
  • Schwartz, R. P., Vitolins, M. Z., Case, L. D., Armstrong, S. C., Perrin, E. M., Cialone, J., et al. (2012). The YMCA Healthy, Fit, and Strong Program: A community-based, family-centered, low-cost obesity prevention/treatment pilot study. Childhood Obesity, 8(6), 577–582. PMID: 23181924
  • Silberberg, M., Carter-Edwards, L., Murphy, G., Mayhew, M., Kolasa, K., Perrin, E. M., et al. (2012). Treating pediatric obesity in the primary care setting to prevent chronic disease: Perceptions and knowledge of providers and staff. North Carolina Medical Journal, 73(1), 9–14. PMID: 22619846
  • Strutz, K. L., Richardson, L. J., & Hussey, J. M. (2012). Preconception health trajectories and birth weight in a national prospective cohort. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(6), 629–636. PMID: 23174475
  • Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shomaker, L. B., Stern, E. A., Miller, R., Sebring, N., Dellavalle, D., et al. (2012). Children's binge eating and development of metabolic syndrome. International Journal of Obesity, 36(7), 956–962. PMID: 22234282
  • Vesco, K. K., Karanja, N., King, J. C., Gillman, M. W., Perrin, N., McEvoy, C., et al. (2012). Healthy Moms, a randomized trial to promote and evaluate weight maintenance among obese pregnant women: Study design and rationale. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 33(4), 777–785. PMID: 22465256

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