Obesity embargo alert for November 2019 issue

November 05, 2019

Editors' Choice 1 - 7th Annual Journal Symposium Showcases Five Winning Papers, to be presented Nov. 5, 3:30-5 pm (https://obesityweek.com/session/obesity-journal-symposium/)

Children and Adolescents' Anthropometrics Body Composition from 3-D Optical Surface Scans, Michael C. Wong, Bennett K. Ng, Samantha F. Kennedy, Phoenix Hwaung, En Y. Liu, Nisa N. Kelly, Ian S. Pagano, Andrea K. Garber, Dominic C. Chow, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John A. Shepherd, johnshep@hawaii.edu (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22637)

The Pattern of Biliary Disease Following Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Adolescents, Jun Tashiro, Arunachalam A. Thenappan, and Evan P. Nadler, enadler@childrensnational.org (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22634)

Early Nonfood Parent-Infant Interactions and Development of Obesity in a High-Risk, Diverse Sample, Kai Ling Kong, kkong4@buffalo.edu, Rina D. Eiden, and Rocco A. Paluch (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22649)

Plasma High-Resolution Metabolomics Differentiates Adults with Normal Weight Obesity from Lean Individuals, Moriah P. Bellissimo, Qingpo Cai, Thomas R. Ziegler, Ken H. Liu, Phong H. Tran, Miriam B. Vos, Greg S. Martin, Dean P. Jones, Tianwei Yu, and Jessica A. Alvarez, jessica.alvarez@emory.edu (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22654)

Hyper-Palatable Foods: Development of a Quantitative Definition and Application to the US Food System Database, Tera L. Fazzino, tfazzino@ku.edu, Kaitlyn Rohde, and Debra K. Sullivan (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22639)

Editors' Choice 2 -What Kind of Exercise Reduces Inflammation in Older Adults? W. Jack Rejeski, rejeski@wfu.edu, Anthony P. Marsh, Jason Fanning, Walter T. Ambrosius, Michael P. Walkup, and Barbara J. Nicklas (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22600)

Editors' Choice 3 - Persistent Organic Pollutants Mobilize After Bariatric Surgery, Robert H. Brown, rbrown@jhsph.edu, Derek N. Ng, Kimberly Steele, Michael Schweitzer, and John D. Groopman (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22618)

Editors' Choice 4 - Abdominal Obesity, Independent of BMI, Associated with Dementia, Geum Joon Cho, Soon Young Hwang, Kyu-Min Lee, Kyung Mook Choi, Sei Hyun Baik, Tak Kim, Sung Won Han, swhan@korea.ac.kr, and Hye Jin Yoo, daisy21@naver.com (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22609)

ADDITIONAL EMBARGOED RESEARCH

Impact of Changes in the Food, Built, and Socioeconomic Environment on BMI in US Counties, BRFSS 2003-2012, Pasquale E. Rummo, Justin M. Feldman, Priscilla Lopez, David Lee, Lorna E. Thorpe, Brian Elbel, Brian.Elbel@nyumc.org, to be presented Nov. 6, 2:30 pm (https://obesityweek.com/session/population-health-orals-session-2/) (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22603) -- Embargo lifts Nov. 5 at 3:00 AM Eastern

Childhood Obesity and the Food Environment: A Population?Based Sample of Public School Children in New York City, Brian Elbel, Brian.Elbel@nyumc.org, Kosuke Tamura, Zachary T. McDermott, Erilia Wu, Amy Ellen Schwartz (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22663) - Embargo lifts Oct. 29 at 3 AM Eastern

Weight Stigma Among Sexual Minority Adults: Findings from a Matched Sample of Adults Engaged in Weight Management, Rebecca M. Puhl, rebecca.puhl@uconn.edu, Mary S. Himmelstein, Rebecca L. Pearl, Alexis C. Wojtanowski, and Gary D. Foster (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22633) - Embargo lifts Nov. 5 at 3 AM Eastern

Muscle Strengthening, Aerobic Exercise, and Obesity: A Pooled Analysis of 1.7 Million US Adults, Jason A Bennie, jason.bennie@usq.edu.au, Katrien De Cocker, Toby Pavey, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Stuart J H Biddle, and Ding Ding (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.22673) - Embargo lifts Nov. 7 at 3 AM Eastern
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