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Husaini Hafiz

Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air.
Facts are the air of science. Without them a [scientist] can never rise.
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936, Soviet physiologist)

Yung Seng Lee
Mabel Deurenberg-Yap
Jimmy BY So

PDF format articles Themed Issue - Editorial
Confronting the Obesity Epidemic: Call to Arms
Yung Seng Lee, Jimmy BY So, Mabel Deurenberg-Yap

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Anthropometric Indices for Obesity Screening Among Asian Adolescents
Mabel Deurenberg-Yap, Matthew Niti, Ling Li Foo, Swee Ai Ng, Kah Yin Loke

Development of Bariatric Surgery: The Effectiveness of a Multi-disciplinary Weight Management Programme in Hong Kong
Simon KH Wong, Wilfred LM Mui, Enders KW Ng

The Risk Factors for Ultrasound-diagnosed Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Among Adolescents
Chen-Chung Fu, Ming-Chen Chen, Yin-Ming Li, Tso-Tsai Liu, Li-Yu Wang

PDF format articles Themed Issue - Review Articles
Medical Management of Obesity and its Complications
Ian D Caterson

The Relevance of the Metabolic Syndrome
Siska Taslim, E Shyong Tai

The Role of Leptin-Melanocortin System and Human Weight Regulation: Lessons from Experiments of Nature
Yung Seng Lee

The Role of Genes in the Current Obesity Epidemic
Yung Seng Lee

Cardiovascular Risks Associated With Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Ting Fei Ho

Review on Epidemic of Obesity
Serena Low, Mien Chew Chin, Mabel Deurenberg-Yap

Rationale for Redefining Obesity in Asians
Serena Low, Mien Chew Chin, Stefan Ma, Derrick Heng, Mabel Deurenberg-Yap