Scope, Aims & Topics

Journal of Obesity and Chronic Diseases (JOCD) is a peer reviewed, open access journal by United Scientific Group. The journal aim is to publish articles that contribute significant new knowledge to our current understanding about all aspects of Obesity and the related chronic diseases. The main areas of focus will be on studies that help in understanding the biology, genetics, epidemiology, pathogenesis and prevention, management and treatment methods. The journal also welcomes clinical and basic science studies, articles describing novel techniques as well as articles discussing policies, psychological or socioeconomic aspects and health system influences related to Obesity and the related Chronic diseases. The Journal aim to publish articles in the form of original research articles, reviews, short communications, and case studies/reports.

It is the journal policy to publish work deemed by peer reviewers to be a coherent and sound addition to existing scientific knowledge and to put less emphasis on interest levels, provided that the research constitutes a useful contribution to the field.