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  • patients
  • The increased IAP The OS-MRS was subsequently validated in a multicenter associated with central obesity may give rise to other comorbid study involving four institutions and 4,431 patients.7 With the factors as well, including venous stasis ulcers, OHS [see Respiratory Insufficiency of Obesity, below], gastroesophageal presence of each variable equal to 1 point, each patient's reflux, and inguinal and incisional hernias. (slideshare.net)
  • The objective for this thesis was to investigate the claimed relationship between obesity and cognition by studying a group of patients from two obesity units within Innlandet Hospital Trust. (bibsys.no)
  • Morbid obesity is one of the most common findings turning up in severely ill patients,' said Nikki Shindo, who is leading the investigation of swine flu patients at the WHO in Geneva. (proliberty.com)
  • The number of patients suffering from morbid obesity is increasing in Oman, says the senior nutritionist at the Centre for Obesity and Digestive Surgery (CODS) in India. (timesofoman.com)
  • We are receiving a large number of patients from Oman who seek treatment for morbid obesity," Carlyne Remedios told Times of Oman on the sideline of the International Medical Tourism Exhibition and Conference at the Oman Exhibition Centre. (timesofoman.com)
  • insulin resistance
  • In 2009, two very large genome-wide association studies of body mass index (BMI) confirmed the association of variants about 150 kilobases downstream of the MC4R gene with insulin resistance, obesity, and other anthropometric traits. (wikipedia.org)
  • In accordance with the above, MC4 receptor agonists have garnered interest as potential treatments for obesity and insulin resistance, while MC4 receptor antagonists have attracted interest as potential treatments for cachexia. (wikipedia.org)
  • obese
  • this polymorphic form is also associated with reduced basal metabolic rate in obese subjects and may therefore contribute to the pathogenesis of obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Healthcare
  • Some tax measures call for using the revenue collected to pay for relevant health needs: improving diet, increasing physical activity, obesity prevention, nutrition education, advancing healthcare reform, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • epidemic
  • Car-friendly (and bike/pedestrian-hostile) urban developments, desk jobs, television viewing, and relatively cheap calorie-dense foods" are major factors in the U.S. obesity epidemic, Sturm says. (webmd.com)
  • Environmental interventions to counter the obesity epidemic, similar to tobacco and alcohol policy, would be needed. (webmd.com)
  • With the new virus on a collision course with the obesity epidemic, the World Health Organization says it s gathering statistics to confirm and understand this development. (proliberty.com)
  • body mass
  • Body Mass Index or BMI is another method used to determine severe or morbid obesity. (sages.org)
  • There are many detrimental health effects of obesity: Individuals with a BMI (Body Mass Index) exceeding a healthy range have a much greater risk of medical issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • influence
  • In addition, neither the presence of the Apolipoprotein ε4 allele, a well-known risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, nor the degree of obesity, could be proved to influence cognitive performance in this sample. (bibsys.no)
  • prevalence
  • According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the rates of obesity have been increasing steadily with a prevalence of approximately 25% in most US states. (sages.org)
  • It has a prevalence of 1.0-2.5% in people with body mass indices greater than 30, making it the most commonly known genetic defect predisposing people to obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • health concern
  • Due to the prominence of obesity as a health concern, much funding and research has been invested in this area with respect to the Central Melanocortin System. (wikipedia.org)
  • Doctors
  • Doctors, Sturm says, tend to think of morbid obesity as a relatively rare problem that affects a consistently small percentage of the population. (webmd.com)
  • childhood
  • Food addiction Overeaters Anonymous Obesity, Childhood obesity Classification of obesity, Classification of childhood obesity Epidemiology of obesity, Epidemiology of childhood obesity Obesity and walking Social stigma of obesity Body fat percentage Selfish brain theory Steatosis (also called fatty change, fatty degeneration, or adipose degeneration) Subcutaneous fat Adiposopathy Dictionary.com, based on Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Random House (2006): Retrieved 15 April 2006 Reynolds K, He J (2005). (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Therefore, it is now universally accepted that morbid obesity is a disease, and not just a mere variation in body size. (bumrungrad.com)
  • The scientific and educational conference will draw clinicians and scientists from all over the world to review and discuss new data on the full spectrum of the disease of obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • This study is planned to characterize the pharmacokinetic properties of oseltamivir and the active product--oseltamivir carboxylate--in obesity in order to provide clinical guidance for th. (bioportfolio.com)
  • news
  • Online PR News - 04-March-2010 - - Calling it Great progress , Tim McGuiness, has seen his BMI move from over 40, the threshold for morbid obesity to under 40 in his second month on the Medifast diet program . (onlineprnews.com)
  • pounds
  • Prior to 1991, clinicians interpreted serious obesity as weighing at least 100 pounds (45 kg) more than the "ideal body weight", an actuarially-determined body-weight at which one was estimated to be likely to live the longest, as determined by the life-insurance industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wall also had health problems due to his morbid obesity, weighing over 320 pounds (150 kg). (wikipedia.org)
  • Joseph Isaac "Joe" Fleishaker (1954 - May 23, 2016) was an American character actor best known for his appearances in low-budget cult and horror movies, in particular those produced by New York-based independent film company Troma Entertainment, who have billed Fleishaker as "Troma's biggest action star", humorously alluding to his morbid obesity which reached in excess of five hundred pounds. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • It was FDA approved (United States) for the treatment of obesity in 2002 after being studied in the United States. (franklistamd.com)
  • Just as effective treatment of OSA may improve hypertensive control and reduce risk of cardiovascular complications, there is now growing evidence that treating co-morbid OSA also improves neurological outcomes such as cognitive functioning and seizure control. (funkiskoket.com)
  • weight loss
  • Our findings indicate that RYGB-induced weight loss significantly decreases morphine metabolic ratio, arguing for an effect of morbid obesity on glucuronidation. (ovid.com)
  • The discovery of leptin also is documented in a series of books including Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic by Robert Pool, The Hungry Gene by Ellen Ruppel Shell, and Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss and the Myths and Realities of Dieting by Gina Kolata. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fat: Fighting the Obesity Epidemic and Rethinking Thin: The New Science of Weight Loss and the Myths and Realities of Dieting review the work in the Friedman laboratory that led to the cloning of the ob gene, while The Hungry Gene draws attention to the contributions of Leibel. (wikipedia.org)