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Growth in research coming from Asia, specifically China, over recent years has been pronounced. China has now surpassed the US in terms of global publications output and is challenging the US and Europe in terms of R&D investment.
Not only has the volume of research increased but the quality of research has also improved with the volume of citations increasing and a greater percentage of top cited authors now coming from this region.
This collection showcases a selection of top cited articles published in International Journal of Obesity from authors hailing from this region.