A. E. Caballero, “Endothelial Dysfunction in Obesity and Insulin Resistance: A Road to Diabetes and Heart Disease,” Obesity Research, Vol. 11, No. 11, 2003, pp. 1278-1289. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2003.174
 K. M. Flegal, M. D. Carroll, B. K. Kit and C. L. Ogden, “Prevalence of Obesity and Trends in the Distribution of Body Mass Index among US Adults, 1999-2010,” JAMA, Vol. 307, No. 5, 2012, pp. 491-497. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.39
 K. M. Flegal, M. D. Carroll, C. L. Ogden and L. R. Curtin, “Prevalence and Trends in Obesity among US Adults, 1999-2008,” JAMA, Vol. 303, No. 3, 2010, pp. 235-241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2009.2014
 Y. Gao, S. Griffiths and E. Y. Chan, “Community-Based Interventions to Reduce Overweight and Obesity in China: A Systematic Review of the Chinese and English Literature,” Journal of Public Health (Oxford), Vol. 30, No. 4, 2008, pp. 436-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdm057
 “Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults—The Evidence Report. National Institutes of Health, Obesity Research, Vol. 6, No. Suppl 2, 1998, pp. 51S-209S. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1550-8528.1998.tb00690.x
 R. Ara, L. Blake, L. Gray, M. Hernandez, M. Crowther, A. Dunkley, F. Warren, R. Jackson, A. Rees, M. Stevenson, et al., “What Is the Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Using Drugs in Treating Obese Patients in Primary Care? A Systematic Review,” Health Technology Assessment Journal, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2012, pp. iii-xiv, 1- 195.
 D. A. Galuska, J. C. Will, M. K. Serdula and E. S. Ford, “Are Health Care Professionals Advising Obese Patients to Lose Weight?” JAMA, Vol. 282, No. 16, 1999, pp. 1576-1578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.282.16.1576
 J. E. Harris, V. Hamaday and E. Mochan, “Osteopathic Family Physicians’ Attitudes, Knowledge, and Self-Reported Practices Regarding Obesity,” The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Vol. 99, No. 7, 1999, pp. 358-365.
 G. B. Lenon, K. X. Li, Y. H. Chang, A. W. Yang, C. Da Costa, C. G. Li, M. Cohen, N. Mann and C. C. Xue: “Efficacy and Safety of a Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula (RCM-104) in the Management of Simple Obesity: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 2012, 2012, Article ID: 435702.
 C. Hioki, K. Yoshimoto and T. Yoshida, “Efficacy of Bofu-Tsusho-San, an Oriental Herbal Medicine, in Obese Japanese Women with Impaired Glucose Tolerance,” Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, Vol. 31, No. 9, 2004, pp. 614-619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1681.2004.04056.x
 N. A. Talpur, B. W. Echard, V. Manohar and H. G. Preuss, “Influence of a Combination of Herbs on Appetite Suppression and Weight Loss in Rats,” Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2001, pp. 181-185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1463-1326.2001.00126.x
 K. Ohno, H. J. Chung, I. Maruyama and T. Tani, “Bofut-sushosan, a Traditional Chinese Formulation, Prevents Intimal Thickening and Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation Induced by Balloon Endothelial Denudation in Rats,” Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 11, 2005, pp. 2162-2165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1248/bpb.28.2162
 M. Kang, J. W. Oh, H. K. Lee, H. S. Chung, S. M. Lee, C. Kim, H. J. Lee, D. W. Yoon, H. Choi, H. Kim, et al., “Anti-Obesity Effect of PM-F2-OB, an Anti-Obesity Herbal Formulation, on Rats Fed a High-Fat Diet,” Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol. 27, No. 8, 2004, pp. 1251-1256. http://dx.doi.org/10.1248/bpb.27.1251
 G. Zheng, M. Jiang, X. He, J. Zhao, H. Guo, G. Chen, Q. Zha and A. Lu, “Discrete Derivative: A Data Slicing Algorithm for Exploration of Sharing Biological Networks between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Coronary Heart Disease,” BioData Mining, Vol. 4, 2011, p. 18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0381-4-18
 M. Jiang, C. Zhang, G. Zheng, H. Guo, L. Li, J Yang, C. Lu, W. Jia and A. Lu, “Traditional Chinese Medicine Zheng in the Era of Evidence-Based Medicine: A Literature Analysis,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Vol. 2012, 2012, Article ID: 409568.