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Better research needed on childhood obesity, report says

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7376.1318/b (Published 07 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1318
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    Good quality research is needed to inform strategies to prevent and reverse the growing epidemic of childhood obesity, concluded a UK review published last week.

    Halting the rising prevalence of childhood obesity is a public health priority in many countries, including the United Kingdom.

    The authors of the review—from the Cochrane Heart Group and the …

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