Screening for obesity in children and adolescents recommende
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As per a study published in JAMA, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that children and adolescents 6 years and older should be screened for obesity and receive intensive behavioural interventions to promote improvements in weight. This comes as an update to its 2010 recommendation. The benefits include improvements in weight without any harm. While evidence on the harms associated with metformin is inadequate, adequate evidence shows that orlistat has moderate harms...


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