Explore the latest research about lifestyle behaviors, including evaluations of the effects of diet and physical activity on obesity and chronic illness.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a culturally adapted technology-mediated behavioral intervention for Latino adults on weight loss over 2 years.
This genetic association study evaluates changes in weight and body mass index associated with single-nucleotide variants in children with overweight and obesity.
This case-control study analyzes whether active smoking is a risk factor for chronic rhinosinusitis and its association with disease-specific quality of life.
This mendelian randomization analyzes the potential causality between physical activity and schizophrenia.
This JAMA Insights Clinical Update discusses evidence for the efficacy and safety of gastric balloon systems for weight loss, and their clinical indications as part of a multidisciplinary approach to weight management in patients who are not candidates for bariatric surgery.
This cohort study investigates the association of the national health guidance intervention for obesity and cardiovascular risks with population health outcomes among working-age men in Japan.
This cohort study uses data from the QSkin Sun and Health study to assess the incidence rate and risk factors for keratoacanthoma among residents of Queensland, Australia.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effects of a 16-week low-fat vegan dietary intervention on body weight, insulin resistance, postprandial metabolism, and intramyocellular and hepatocellular lipid levels in overweight adults.
This JAMA Patient Page reviews the 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendation to offer behavioral counseling to promote healthy diet and physical activity to prevent cardiovascular disease in adults with CVD risk factors (B recommendation).
This systematic review to support the 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on behavioral counseling to promote healthy diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of behavioral counseling to promote healthy diet and physical activity for CVD prevention in adults with cardiovascular risk factors.
This 2020 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement recommends offering or referring adults with CVD risk factors to behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthy diet and physical activity (B recommendation).
This cohort study uses propensity score matching analyses of 3 years of data from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study to assess whether there is an association between electronic nicotine delivery system use and changes in the frequency or intensity of cigarette smoking among young adults who have ever smoked.
This ancillary study of a randomized clinical trial examines the long-term associations of an intensive lifestyle intervention for type 2 diabetes with health care use, spending, and disability.
This cohort study estimates the proportion of incident gout cases among US men that could be prevented through modification of obesity and other lifestyle risk factors.
This qualitative study compares nutritional content depicted in the 250 top-grossing US movies from 1994 to 2018 with established nutrition rating systems, dietary recommendations, and US individuals’ actual consumption.
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