This review investigates current literature for treatment recommendations for cardiometabolic risk factors associated with polycystic ovary syndrome and finds potential for metformin and estrogen-progestin dual therapy, although longitudinal studies are warranted to determine its long-term effect on cardiovascular health.
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).
This longitudinal study found no association between objectively measured physical activity and the development of depressive symptoms.
This randomized, parallel-group clinical trial reports that aerobic, resistance, and combined training reduced total body fat and waist circumference in obese adolescents.
Ho et al compare the effects of diet-only intervention with those of diet plus exercise or exercise only on weight loss and metabolic risk reduction in overweight children. In a related editorial, Crume and Harrod provide commentary.