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  • name
  • The discovery of the anti-obesity hormone leptin (the name is derived from the Greek "leptos" meaning "thin"), the product of the ob gene, 1 has fuelled a recent surge of interest in the mechanisms regulating mammalian fat stores. (bmj.com)
  • visceral obesity
  • Nevertheless, a comparison of insulin sensitivity and concomitant characterization of total and visceral obesity and mid-thigh low-density lean tissue (a marker of intra-muscular fat) in women taking estrogen, taking estrogen plus progesterone, and not taking hormone therapy has not been conducted. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • obese
  • Abdominal obesity is not confined only to the elderly and obese subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2007) examined whether abdominal circumference is a more reliable indicator than BMI of the presence of knee osteoarthritis in obese patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Obesity is a global health concern with the World Health Organization reporting that more than 200 million men and close to 300 million women were obese in 2008. (redorbit.com)
  • In the ob/ob mouse, mutations in the leptin gene resulted in the obese phenotype opening the possibility of leptin therapy for human obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiometabolic risk
  • The congress, sponsored by the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk (ICCR) (www.cardiometabolic-risk.org), is the first-ever specialized forum for sharing new insights and evidence about abdominal obesity and its clinical and public health implications. (medindia.net)
  • clinical
  • Abdominal Obesity Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. (pitchengine.com)
  • This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Abdominal Obesity. (pitchengine.com)
  • The databook offers a preliminary coverage of disease clinical trials by their phase, trial status, prominence of the sponsors and also provides briefing pertaining to the number of trials for the key drugs for treating Abdominal Obesity. (pitchengine.com)
  • To view the table of contents and know more details please visit Abdominal Obesity Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 . (pitchengine.com)
  • HONG KONG, Jan. 27 Clinical and basic science researchers from around the world will convene in Hong Kong from January 28 to 30 for the First International Congress on Abdominal Obesity: "Bridging the Gap between Cardiology and Diabetology. (medindia.net)
  • The publisher's clinical trial report, Abdominal Obesity Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Abdominal Obesity clinical trial scenario. (sbwire.com)
  • fatty liver
  • Researchers from The Netherlands found that snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods was independently associated with abdominal fat and fatty liver (hepatic steatosis). (redorbit.com)
  • Associated conditions include hyperuricemia, fatty liver (especially in concurrent obesity) progressing to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome (in women), erectile dysfunction (in men), and acanthosis nigricans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mortality
  • To reconcile "the obesity paradox," we tested if (1) the contribution of anthropometric measures to mortality was nonlinear and (2) the confounding of hip circumference contributed to the obesity paradox recently observed among diabetic patients. (ebscohost.com)
  • Obesity is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and is a primary public health concern. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Liver
  • Once dyslipidemia becomes a severe problem, an individual's abdominal cavity would generate elevated free fatty acid flux to the liver. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • However, soon thereafter J. F. Caro's laboratory could not detect any mutations in the leptin gene in humans with obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Generating and sharing new research about abdominal obesity is a key step in elevating awareness of this dangerous condition. (medindia.net)
  • and "These results suggest that future policies and research efforts to prevent obesity should consider food structure and processing as potentially relevant dietary metrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although principally affiliated with the field of evolutionary psychology, his other research pursuits included substance abuse, obesity, eating disorders, motivation, and the psychology of sex. (wikipedia.org)
  • increases
  • The provocation of specific hormonal responses leading selectively to increases in abdominal fat is seen as a form of self-medication. (wikipedia.org)
  • indicator
  • The abdominal obesity index (WC), rather than the overall obesity indicator (BMI), was related to central arterial stiffness, independent of age, sex, blood pressure, glucose and lipids, while the overall obesity indicator (BMI), rather than the abdominal obesity indicator (WC), was independently correlated with central hemodynamics. (dovepress.com)
  • adults
  • Limited large sample studies have specially compared overall and abdominal obesity in relation to central arterial stiffness and hemodynamics in community-dwelling adults, especially in the People's Republic of China. (dovepress.com)
  • whereas
  • Multivariate analysis showed age to be positively related, and education and physical activity to be negatively related with obesity and abdominal obesity in both genders, whereas differential effects of smoking were found between genders. (ebscohost.com)
  • Testosterone circulation causes fat cells to deposit around the abdominal and gluteofemoral region, whereas in women oestrogen circulation leads to fat deposits around areas such as thighs, breasts and buttocks. (wikipedia.org)