This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents.
This cohort study investigates the association between cesarean birth and risk of obesity in offspring.
This cohort study examines whether early-life antibiotic use in children is associated with the long-term effects of breastfeeding on weight development and lifetime antibiotic use.
This cohort study aims to determine whether maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy is associated with infant body mass index.
This multicenter, population-based birth cohort study examined whether fish intake in pregnancy is associated with offspring growth and the risk of childhood overweight and obesity.
This cohort study investigates whether children carrying the 7-repeat allele of the DRD4 gene living under adverse economic conditions have different fat intakes than those living in a healthy environment.
This study examines the effect of water jets on standardized body mass index, overweight, and obesity in elementary school and middle school students enrolled in public schools in New York City.
This longitudinal study tested whether genetic risk for obesity is associated with accelerated weight gain in middle childhood (ages 4-8 years) and whether genetic association with accelerated weight gain is mediated by appetite traits.
This systematic review of the effects of obesity on drug disposition in children shows that clinically significant pharmacokinetic alternations are common in obese children. See also the Editorial by Gillman and Block.
This Editorial discusses the need to provide evidence-based therapies that are as personalized as possible to children with obesity, while not making these children feel different from their peers in ways that are harmful.
This cluster-randomized clinical trial finds improved body mass index in groups of children whose physicians receive computerized clinical decision support and whose families receive coaching for behavior change.
This longitudinal follow-up study of the Healthy Beginnings Trial assesses the sustainability of effects of a home-based early intervention on children’s BMI and BMI z score at 3 years after intervention in socially and economically disadvantaged areas of Sydney, Australia.
This prospective, observational study describes musculoskeletal pain, self-reported physical function, and quality of life in adolescents with severe obesity.
This Viewpoint discusses the need for longitudinal study of early exposures on child and family development and future health and well-being.
This cross-sectional study found population-level improvements in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity among fifth-grade students in California that coincided with the period following statewide competitive food and beverage standards implementation (2005-2010).