The medical journal Obesity Research and Clinical Practice regularly features articles written by obesity researchers. Most of these articles focus on obesity research and clinical practice. Some of them are also reviews of obesity research and clinical practice. Most people who are involved in obesity research and clinical practice are involved because of the many obesity research and clinical practice papers that they have published over the years.
In addition to Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, the journal Archives of Internal Medicine features research related to obesity and related topics. This is not a peer-reviewed journal and its scope is rather narrow: diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
The primary focus is on research methodology. Authors of research studies are required to follow principles of scientific methodology. Reviewers are also responsible for considering the accuracy and integrity of the research presented.
Obesity Research and Clinical Practice can be considered as a standard journal. It has continuously achieved good peer reviews and it has consistently produced quality articles. The editors of Obesity Research and Clinical Practice take very seriously the responsibility of ensuring the accuracy and reliability of each article. For this, they require the submission of data and other information in respect of the research study, which is then peer-reviewed according to the best available methods. The impact factor is high for Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, and it has won many awards.
The procedure of submission of data and other information is specified by each journal. However, the procedure of peer review is not the same in every journal. Generally, it depends upon the number of authors and the length of time for which the research paper has to be submitted. Authors must abide by the rules of the journal.
Clinical Research aims at providing high-quality clinical guidelines and information on the causes, treatments, and prevention of obesity. It is the basic research relating to obesity that has helped to develop new ways of treating obesity. All the topics related to obesity research are presented in separate issues of Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. These issues contain the basic research studies carried out by different groups of researchers in the field of health sciences. It is these issues that form the foundation of the journal. The editors of Obesity Research and Clinical Practice ensure that the basic research relating to obesity is published together with the other issues so that the entire publication is comprehensive and up to date.
Obesity Research and Clinical Practice welcome contributions from all people in the field of epidemiology, nutrition, medical science, public health, and management. Researchers are encouraged to write in with their findings and opinions irrespective of their area of specialization. Studies that have global significance are published especially in Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. Issues on nutrition, epidemiology, population nutrition, global nutrition are particularly welcome. Obesity in Asia Pacific countries like Japan, China, and Malaysia are particularly very welcoming as compared to that in the US.