How has big data contributed to obesity research? A review of the literature

@article{Timmins2018HowHB,
  title={How has big data contributed to obesity research? A review of the literature},
  author={Kate A Timmins and Mark A Green and Duncan Radley and Michelle A Morris and Jamie R. Pearce},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-12}
}
There has been growing interest in the potential of ‘big data’ to enhance our understanding in medicine and public health. Although there is no agreed definition of big data, accepted critical components include greater volume, complexity, coverage and speed of availability. Much of these data are ‘found’ (as opposed to ‘made’), in that they have been… CONTINUE READING