About this Research Topic
Frontiers has organized a series of Research Topics to highlight the latest advancements in research across the field of Endocrinology and it is focused on new insights, novel developments, current challenges, latest discoveries, recent advances, and future perspectives in the field of Obesity.
The Research Topic solicits brief, forward-looking contributions that describe the state of the art, outlining recent developments and major accomplishments that have been achieved and that need to occur to move the field forward. Authors are encouraged to identify the greatest challenges in the sub-disciplines, and how to address those challenges.
The goal of this special edition Research Topic is to shed light on the progress made in the past decade in the Obesity field, and on its future challenges to provide a thorough overview of the field. This article collection will inspire, inform and provide direction and guidance to researchers in the field.
Topic Editors invite contributions relating to recent advances and future perspectives in and not limited to:
- The role of genetics, gut microbiota, and the immune system in the onset and progression of obesity.
- New approaches to prevention and treatment of obesity, such as the use of behavioral interventions, bariatric surgery, and the newest pharmacological and biologic agents designed to target the obesity problem.
- Emerging research on the links between obesity and other health conditions, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and mental health disorders
Keywords: obesity, latest insights
Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.