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*  Gastric bypass surgery
Body mass index for adults. [www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/body-mass-index-bmi-for-adults] "Gastric Bypass Surgery Roux En-Y". ... the body mass index (BMI). The BMI is defined as the body weight (in kilograms), divided by the square of the height (in meters ... The operation is prescribed to treat morbid obesity (defined as a body mass index greater than 40), type 2 diabetes, ... A growing body of evidence suggests that profound changes in body weight and metabolism resulting from RYGB cannot be explained ...
*  Flammer syndrome
... or feet arterial hypotension lower body mass index decreased feeling of thirst prolongation of time to fall asleep increased ... How these symptoms affect the patient depends on which organ's or body part's blood supply is inhibited. Typical symptoms of ... Such spasms can occur at various locations in the human body; in this case medical terminology calls it "vasospastic syndrome ... Feb 2008). ":Chronobiological characterization of women with primary vasospastic syndrome: body heat loss capacity in relation ...
*  Seven Countries Study
"Total serum cholesterol and body mass index in relation to 40-year cancer mortality (the Corfu cohort of the seven countries ... Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. ISBN 0-674-80237-3. D. Kromhout, "Serum cholesterol in cross-cultural perspective: ... link) CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Martínez-González MA, García-López M, Bes-Rastrollo M, Toledo E, Martínez- ... "Physical activity and dietary fiber determine population body fat levels: the Seven Countries Study". Int J Obes Relat Metab ...
*  Body shape
This is measured using Body Mass Index - BMI or waist circumference. Depending on the BMI, a body may be referred to as slim, ... Anthropometry Body image Body type Body volume index Dad bods Female body shape Human gait (walking style etc.) Human physical ... The body mass index (BMI), waist-to-hip ratio, and especially waist-to-chest ratio in men have been shown in studies to rank as ... such as the Body Volume Index - BVI, specifically measure body shape and where weight on a person's body is distributed. This ...
*  Obesity-associated morbidity
The risk of carpal tunnel syndrome rises 7.4% for each 1 kg/m2 increase of body mass index. Those who are obese have a rate of ... Reeves GK, Pirie K, Beral V, Green J, Spencer E, Bull D (2016). "Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index ... Mukamal KJ, Rimm EB, Kawachi I, O'Reilly EJ, Calle EE, Miller M (November 2009). "Body Mass Index and Risk of Suicide Among One ... August 2009). "Obesity and gastroesophageal reflux: quantifying the association between body mass index, esophageal acid ...
*  Waist-hip ratio
Newby PK, Muller D, Hallfrisch J, Qiao N, Andres R, Tucker KL (2003). "Dietary patterns and changes in body mass index and ... WHR has been shown to be a better predictor of cardiovascular disease than waist circumference and body-mass index. However, ... "Waist-hip ratio should replace body mass index as indicator of mortality risk in older people" - EurekAlert August 8, 2006 ... not high body mass index, is associated with a greater risk of death". Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 84 (2): 449-60. PMID 16895897. Lay ...
*  Anthropometry of the upper arm
An Alternative Indicator of Nutritional Health to Body Mass Index in Unilateral Lower-Extremity Amputees?". Archives of ... Henry C. Lukascki (2005). "Assessing Muscle Mass". In Steven Heymsfield. Human body composition (2nd ed.). Human Kinetics. ISBN ... T.G. Lohman (1981). "Skinfolds and body density and their relation to body fatness. A review". Human Biology. 53 (2): 181-225. ... Roy J. Shephard (1991). "Epidemiological indices, anthropometric and cadaver estimates of body composition". Body composition ...
*  Obesity and the environment
What little research has been conducted on the relationship between chemical exposure and body mass index points to obesogens ... 14 April 2013). "A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry". ... study found that black men and women have a lower percentage of body fat than white men and women with the same body mass index ... These single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are connected to body mass index (BMI) and obesity. Therefore, individuals who ...
*  Puberty
... relation to increased body mass index and race". Pediatrics. 108 (2): 347-53. doi:10.1542/peds.108.2.347. PMID 11483799. Nelson ... The average adult male has about 150% of the lean body mass of an average female, and about 50% of the body fat. This muscle ... It also plays a permissive role in female puberty, which usually will not proceed until an adequate body mass has been achieved ... The exercise effect is often amplified by a lower body fat mass and cholesterol. Chronic diseases can delay puberty in both ...
*  LINGO2
"Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index". Nature Genetics. 42 (11): 937- ...
*  Michael Goddard
"Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index". Nature Genetics. 42 (11): 937- ... Michael Goddard's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database, a service provided by Elsevier. (subscription ...
*  Cyril Y. Bowers
Gonadal Status and Body-Mass Index Jointly Determine GHRH/GHRP Synergy in Healthy Men. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2008; 93(3):944- ... Gonadal Status and Body Mass Index Jointly Determine Growth Hormone(GH) Releasing Hormone/GH-Releasing Peptide Synergy in ... Mericq V, Cassorla F, Bowers CY, Avila A, Gonen B, Merriam G. Changes in Appetite and Body Weight in Response to Long Term Oral ... Gondo RG, Aguiar-Oliveira MH, Hayashida CY, Toledo S, Abelin N, Levine MA, Bowers CY, Souza A, Pereira R, Santos N, Salvatori R ...
*  Adiponectin
Many studies have found adiponectin to be inversely correlated with body mass index in patient populations. However, a meta ... Kuo SM, Halpern MM (December 2011). "Lack of association between body mass index and plasma adiponectin levels in healthy ... Bredella MA, Fazeli PK, Klibanski A, Horowitz MC, Rosen CJ, MacDougald OA (August 2014). "Bone marrow adipose tissue is an ... CDH13 These have distinct tissue specificities within the body and have different affinities to the various forms of ...
*  David Bardens
Apr 2014). "The impact of the body mass index (BMI) on laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign disease". Arch Gynecol Obstet. 289 ...
*  Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor
Some other polymorphisms have high incidence in populations with elevated body mass indexes. Like other nuclear receptors, ... Lazar MA, O'Rahilly S, Palmer CN, Plutzky J, Reddy JK, Spiegelman BM, Staels B, Wahli W (2006). "International Union of ...
*  CGB5
Eskild, A; Fedorcsak, P; Mørkrid, L; Tanbo, T. G. (2012). "Maternal body mass index and serum concentrations of human chorionic ...
*  SESAMO
Body Mass Index). After filling in this first section, all the subjects will be sent to either the second or third subsection ... Body mass index), the starting and finishing time of the administration, the time required to fill in the questionnaire, the ... Go-back index (it shows that the subject went back to previous items due to rethinking/rumination); Try-jump index (it reveals ... Latency time index for each item (measured for each answer); Kinetic reaction index of the subject (emotional motility measured ...
*  CoffeeScript
To compute the body mass index, one may do (here in JavaScript): var mass = 72; var height = 1.78; var BMI = mass / Math.pow( ... Source-to-source compiler Free software portal (In chronological order, with ones listed in the TIOBE index highlighted in bold ... mass / height**2 alert 'You are healthy!' if 18.5 < BMI < 25 To compute the greatest common divisor of two integers with the ... height, 2); if (18.5 < BMI && BMI < 25) alert('You are healthy!'); With CoffeeScript the interval is directly described: mass ...
*  Sleep deprivation
... and Increased Body Mass Index". PLoS Med. 1 (3): e62. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0010062. PMC 535701 . PMID 15602591. CS1 maint: ... Saey Hesman, Tina (2009). "Dying to sleep: Getting too little sleep can impair body and brain , and could even be deadly". " ... Rechtschaffen A, Bergmann BM, Gilliland MA, Bauer K; Bergmann; Gilliland; Bauer (1999). "Effects of method, duration, and sleep ... which controls reactions to stress and regulates body functions such as digestion, the immune system, mood, sex, or energy ...
*  Risk factors for tuberculosis
A body mass index (BMI) below 18.5 increases the risk by 2 to 3 times. An increase in body weight lowers the risk. People with ... Low body weight is associated with risk of tuberculosis. ... and low body weight. There is also genetic susceptibility. ...
*  List of average human height worldwide
March 2000). "Distribution of Body Weight, Height and Body Mass Index in a National Sample of Malaysian Adults" (PDF). Med. J. ... Arno J. Krul; Hein A. M. Daanen; Hyegjoo Choi (2010). "Self-reported and measured weight, height and body mass index (BMI) in ... Starc G, Strel J. "Is there a rationale for establishing Slovenian body mass index references of school-aged children and ... Lucca A, JMoura EC (2010). "Validity and reliability of self-reported weight, height and body mass index from telephone ...
*  Melperone
Bobo, WV; Jayathilake, K; Lee, MA; Meltzer HY (April 2010). "Changes in weight and body mass index during treatment with ... Bobo, WV; Jayathilake, K; Lee, MA; Meltzer, HY (July 2009). "Melperone, an aytpical antipsychotic drug with clozapine-like ... Gahr, M; Gastl, R; Kölle, MA; Schönfeldt-Lecuona, C; Freudenmann, RW (2012). "Successful treatment of schizophrenia with ...
*  Concussion grading systems
Risk of concussion was also stratified by sport, training time, and player Body Mass Index. The guideline also called into ...
*  Floppy eyelid syndrome
It is often associated with patients with high body mass index and obstructive sleep apnea. Floppy eyelid syndrome is thought ...
*  Katherine Flegal
"Association of All-Cause Mortality With Overweight and Obesity Using Standard Body Mass Index Categories". JAMA. 309 (1): 71. ...
*  Deaths in December 2011
body discovered on this date) Lewis Bush, 42, American football player (San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs), apparent heart ... Stanley Kwan, 86, Hong Kong banker, creator of the Hang Seng Index, heart failure. Glenn Lord, 80, American editor. Michael ... William G. Robinson, 85, American politician, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Ron Smith, 70, American ... dead link] Arnold, Laurence (2012-01-06). "Stanley Kwan, Creator of Hong Kong's Hang Seng Stock Index, Dies at 86". Bloomberg ...
*  Genetics of obesity
January 2009). "Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. ... In people with early-onset severe obesity (defined by an onset before 10 years of age and body mass index over three standard ... 2007). "A Common Variant in the FTO Gene Is Associated with Body Mass Index and Predisposes to Childhood and Adult Obesity". ... 2008). "Physical activity and the association of common FTO gene variants with body mass index and obesity". Arch Intern Med. ...