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  • M'Ath-Std
  • B-mode longitudinal US image of the common carotid artery of a 12-year-old boy shows the line drawn by the technologist next to the intima-media-lumen interface indicating the location of the automatic measurement by the M'Ath-Std system software. (springer.com)
  • overweight
  • The Body Mass Index, a scale scientists use to determine whether someone is overweight, is not the most accurate tool to determine whether one needs to lose some pounds, but it's a useful measurement when studying global populations, experts say. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • In related news, the amount of time that children spend watching television serves as "a significant predictor of body-mass index and being overweight," according to a study recently conducted by researchers at Otago University Medical School in New Zealand. (californiahealthline.org)
  • People of Asian descent have different associations between BMI, percentage of body fat, and health risks than those of European descent, with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease at BMIs lower than the WHO cut-off point for overweight, 25 kg/m2, although the cutoff for observed risk varies among different Asian populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Waist
  • 6,7 We therefore studied children with perinatally acquired HIV infection to examine the effect of HAART on body fat distribution, as assessed by measurements of limb and waist circumference and skinfold thickness in a cross-sectional observational study. (lww.com)
  • It is defined by body mass index (BMI) and further evaluated in terms of fat distribution via the waist-hip ratio and total cardiovascular risk factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bust, waist, and hips are called inflection points, and the ratios of their circumferences are used to define basic body shapes. (wikipedia.org)
  • At puberty, a girl's sex hormones, mainly estrogen, will promote breast development and a wider pelvis tilted forward for child bearing, and until menopause a woman's estrogen levels will cause her body to store excess fat in the buttocks, hips and thighs, but generally not around her waist, which will remain about the same size as it was before puberty. (wikipedia.org)
  • These factors result in women's waist-hip ratio (WHR) being lower than for males, although males tend to have a greater upper-body to waist-hip ratio (WHR) giving them a V shape look because of their greater muscle mass e.g. they generally have much larger, more muscular & broader shoulders, pectoral muscles, teres major muscles & latissimus dorsi muscles. (wikipedia.org)
  • limb
  • These pressures are called segmental blood pressures and are used to evaluate blockage or arterial occlusion in a limb (see Ankle brachial pressure index). (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolic
  • The pathogenesis of body fat redistribution and metabolic changes occurring among HIV-infected patients treated with antiretroviral therapy remains obscure. (lww.com)
  • bone
  • Other issues that may affect the results surrounding this method for children and adolescents includes their age, sex, ethnicity muscle and bone mass, their height as well as their sexual maturation levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Estrogens can also affect the female body shape in a number of other ways, including increasing fat stores, accelerating metabolism, reducing muscle mass, and increasing bone formation. (wikipedia.org)
  • significantly
  • According to Dr. Devendra Singh, "Body shape is determined by the nature of body fat distribution that, in turn, is significantly correlated with women's sex hormone profile, risk for disease, and reproductive capability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods
  • Interval arithmetic, interval mathematics, interval analysis, or interval computation, is a method developed by mathematicians since the 1950s and 1960s, as an approach to putting bounds on rounding errors and measurement errors in mathematical computation and thus developing numerical methods that yield reliable results. (wikipedia.org)
  • assess
  • The aim of this study is to assess and document the splenic sizes in asymptomatic adults in a Northwest Ethiopia and to correlate with Body mass index (BMI). (aijournals.com)
  • These measurements are taken to help assess the general physical health of a person, give clues to possible diseases, and show progress toward recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • taken
  • In this way the measurements taken from a child who is at different stages of their sexual maturation compared to another may alter the reliability of the data. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • Colorectal cancer develops in the digestive system, which processes food for energy and rids the body of solid waste. (ndri.com)
  • health
  • There are, and have been, wide differences in what should be considered an ideal or preferred body shape, both for attractiveness and for health reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • classification
  • D. R. Lowne and M. Tarler, "Designing a low-cost mattress sensor for automated body position classification," in Proceedings of the 27th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS '05) , pp. 6437-6440, New York, NY, USA, September 2005. (hindawi.com)
  • medical
  • In 2005, Captain John Edmonson, who was then Naval Base's chief medical officer, asserted that force feeding was a last resort, used only when counseling failed, and when the detainee's body mass index fell below the healthy range. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are four primary vital signs which are standard in most medical settings: Body temperature Heart rate or Pulse Respiratory rate Blood pressure The equipment needed is a thermometer, a sphygmomanometer, and a watch. (wikipedia.org)
  • muscle
  • And it is a very simple number, which doesn't take into account things like race, age, sex, body frame, or muscle mass. (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • Female body shape or female figure is the cumulative product of a woman's skeletal structure and the quantity and distribution of muscle and fat on the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • On the other hand, estrogens reduce muscle mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Muscle mass changes over time as a result of changes in testosterone and estrogen levels and exercise, besides other factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • data
  • pages needed] A standard part of any psychiatric assessment is the obtaining of a body of social, demographic and biographical data known as the history. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • Center for BrainHealth ) Researchers at the Center for BrianHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have found a link between having an impulsive personality and a high body mass index (BMI). (regator.com)
  • This results in taller people having a reported BMI that is uncharacteristically high, compared to their actual body fat levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Estrogens cause higher levels of fat to be stored in a female body than in a male body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Body fat distribution may change from time to time, depending on food habits, activity levels and hormone levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • A woman's sex hormone levels will affect the fat distribution on her body. (wikipedia.org)
  • distribution
  • 1 However, a number of reports have documented some unexpected adverse effects from HAART, including a group of conditions characterized by altered lipid and glucose metabolism and alterations in body fat distribution in patients receiving combination antiretroviral therapy. (lww.com)
  • 2 However, more recent studies (also in adults) have strongly suggested a role for nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) in the alteration of body fat distribution. (lww.com)
  • They also affect body fat distribution, causing fat to be stored in the buttocks, thighs, and hips in women, but generally not around their waists, which will remain about the same size as they were before puberty. (wikipedia.org)
  • energy
  • The hormones produced by the thyroid gland regulate the rate of metabolism, controlling how quickly the body uses energy, and controls how sensitive the body should be to other hormones. (wikipedia.org)
  • study found
  • Drexel University) The study found that female college-aged students who reported at least one period of daily self-weighing over a two-year study saw a drop in their body mass index. (regator.com)
  • encounter
  • As a Bodytherapist he led encounter group workshops focussing on the underlying causes of illnesses and developing alternative body-centered cures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Expanding Human Awareness (1967) Here comes Everybody Harper & Row (1971) Elements of Encounter (1973) Body Fantasy (1976) Leaders of Schools (1977) Profound Simplicity. (wikipedia.org)
  • wherein
  • Minkowski's geometric interpretation of relativity was to prove vital to Einstein's development of his 1915 general theory of relativity, wherein he showed how mass and energy curve this flat spacetime to a Pseudo Riemannian manifold. (wikipedia.org)
  • instruments
  • For many years, transit timings were the most accurate method of measuring the positions of heavenly bodies, and meridian instruments were relied upon to perform this painstaking work. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the differences between the systems are of little practical significance (the differences are less than the precision of most common instruments) and wide historical use of the Brix unit, modern instruments calculate mass fraction using ICUMSA official formulas but report the result as °Bx. (wikipedia.org)
  • shapes
  • Until the turn of the 20th century, the assumption had been that the three-dimensional geometry of the universe (its description in terms of locations, shapes, distances, and directions) was distinct from time (the measurement of when events occur within the universe). (wikipedia.org)
  • performance
  • Just as treatment guidelines for diabetes care were at the forefront of medical guideline development ( 1 ), diabetes has been a prominent focus of performance measurement and quality improvement initiatives for well over a decade. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • To facilitate discussion of the future of performance measurement in diabetes in this era of rapid transition to EHRs, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) convened a consensus development conference in December 2010. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • This normal adaptive response to the microgravity environment is, for the most part, of little consequence within the space vehicle per se, but may become a liability resulting in increased risk of an inability or decreased efficiency in crewmember performance of physically demanding tasks during extravehicular activity (EVA) or abrupt transitions to environments of increased gravity (return to Earth, landing on the surface of another planetary body). (wikipedia.org)
  • length
  • The inhabitants of Indus civilisation also tried to standardise measurement of length to a high degree of accuracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • A sling psychrometer, which uses thermometers attached to a handle or length of rope and spun in the air for about one minute, is sometimes used for field measurements, but is being replaced by more convenient electronic sensors. (wikipedia.org)
  • space
  • The conclave also provided for the cardinals a space in which they can hear mass, and in which they can eat, sleep, and pass time attended by servants. (wikipedia.org)
  • primary
  • The arms are an important feature of your body - they are the primary tool with which you manipulate the world around you. (hubpages.com)
  • While known as the location of Papal conclaves, the primary function of the Sistine Chapel is as the chapel of the Papal Chapel (Cappella Pontificia), one of the two bodies of the Papal household, called until 1968 the Papal Court (Pontificalis Aula). (wikipedia.org)
  • Body mass index and fat mass are the primary correlates of insulin resistance in nondiabetic stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • techniques
  • Other techniques were applied using mass to measure humidity, such as when the air was dry, the bar of charcoal would be light, while when the air was humid, the bar of charcoal would be heavy. (wikipedia.org)
  • plane
  • Dissolution of sucrose and other sugars in water changes not only its specific gravity but its optical properties in particular its refractive index and the extent to which it rotates the plane of linearly polarized light. (wikipedia.org)
  • quality
  • We predicted that the quality of American redstart ( Setophaga ruticilla ) tail feathers regrown after experimental removal in Jamaica, West Indies, would be positively associated with habitat quality, body condition, and testosterone. (wiley.com)
  • The U.S. health care system is nearing a tipping point in the use of more sophisticated EHR-based information systems, and widespread use of these systems will usher in a new era for diabetes quality measurement. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • 4. What is the future of quality measurement in diabetes? (diabetesjournals.org)
  • percent
  • Over 90 percent of people in the United States carry BPA residues in their bodies. (saferchemicals.org)
  • In the early 1800s, Karl Balling, followed by Adolf Brix, and finally the Normal-Commissions under Fritz Plato, prepared pure sucrose solutions of known strength, measured their specific gravities and prepared tables of percent sucrose by mass vs. measured specific gravity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, a vintner could enter the specific gravity of his must into the Brix table to obtain the °Bx, which is the concentration of sucrose by percent mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whichever means are used, the analyst enters the tables with specific gravity and takes out (using interpolation if necessary) the sugar content in percent by mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • He also worked with Paul Lazarsfeld, the well-known sociologist and methodologist and Elvin Semrad, professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and clinical director in charge of psychiatric residency training at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. (wikipedia.org)