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*  Bioelectrical impedance analysis
... which can be used to estimate fat-free body mass and, by difference with body weight, body fat. Many of the early research ... Thomasset conducted the original studies using electrical impedance measurements as an index of total body water (TBW), using ... so has been measured to cause a 5 kg underestimation of fat-free mass i.e. an overestimation of body fat. Body fat measurements ... Moderate exercise before BIA measurements lead to an overestimation of fat-free mass and an underestimation of body fat ...
*  Weight loss
Another criterion used for assessing weight that is too low is the body mass index (BMI). However, even lesser amounts of ... refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone ... Intentional weight loss is the loss of total body mass as a result of efforts to improve fitness and health, or to change ... Part of the body's response to surgery is to direct energy to wound healing, which increases the body's overall energy ...
*  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 ...
*  Anovulation
Barbieri RL (November 2001). "The initial fertility consultation: recommendations concerning cigarette smoking, body mass index ... body mass index) over 27 kg/m2. Unfortunately, not only does excess weight have a negative impact on ovulation itself, but also ... Also possible is increased body mass and facial hair, which is relatively easy to treat, and is often associated with PCOS, or ... of body mass could be enough to restart ovulation). However, it is widely acknowledged by doctors that it is usually very ...
*  Eleftheria Zeggini
"Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nature Genetics. 41 (1 ... 2007). "A Common Variant in the FTO Gene is Associated with Body Mass Index and Predisposes to Childhood and Adult Obesity". ... Eleftheria Zeggini on Twitter Eleftheria Zeggini's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database, a service ...
*  Demographics of Nauru
In 2011, the average body mass index was around 34.5, which is greater than obese (30+). According to The Independent the main ... the C Series Retail Price Index; from 1946-47 to 1948-49, a combination of the C Series Index, excluding rent, and the housing ... Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2011 as explained at §§3.10-3.11; this series comprises "from 1901 to 1914 ... the A Series Retail Price Index; from 1914 to 1946-47, ...
*  Gout
A body mass index greater than or equal to 35 increases male risk of gout threefold. Chronic lead exposure and lead- ... This is mainly due to lower body temperature. Other symptoms may rarely occur along with the joint pain, including fatigue and ... Bitik, B; Öztürk, MA (June 2014). "An old disease with new insights: Update on diagnosis and treatment of gout" (PDF). European ... Kim SY, De Vera MA, Choi HK (2008). "Gout and mortality". Clin. Exp. Rheumatol. 26 (5 Suppl 51): S115-9. PMID 19026153. Zhang, ...
*  Normal weight obesity
The body mass index (BMI) does not capture information about percentage body fat (PBF), which is a better predictor of risk due ... Diagnostic performance of body mass index to identify obesity as defined by body adiposity: a systematic review and ... 2012). "Body mass index classification misses subjects with increased cardiometabolic risk factors related to elevated ... Normal weight obesity is the condition of having normal body weight, but with a high body fat percentage, leading to some of ...
*  SH2B1
"Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. Genet. 41 (1): 24- ... the SH2B1 gene have been found to associatate with obesity in two very large genome wide association studies of body mass index ... Donatello S, Fiorino A, Degl'Innocenti D, Alberti L, Miranda C, Gorla L, Bongarzone I, Rizzetti MG, Pierotti MA, Borrello MG ( ... Sims MA, Song K, Stephens J, Stevens S, Stringham HM, Tung YC, Valle TT, Van Duijn CM, Vimaleswaran KS, Vollenweider P, Waeber ...
*  Walter Breuning
... his body mass index was around 19. For years Breuning took a baby aspirin every day, but he eventually gave that up stating ... Breuning believed another key to his longevity was keeping his mind and body active, not retiring until the age of 99. He ... "If you keep your mind busy and keep your body busy, you're going to be around a long time." Breuning dressed in a suit and tie ...
*  Melanocortin 4 receptor
January 2009). "Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nature ... In 2009, two very large genome-wide association studies of body mass index (BMI) confirmed the association of variants about ... 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 ... June 2008). "Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity". Nature Genetics. 40 (6): 768- ...
*  Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
... body mass index = 97.2). He endured several hospitalizations because of health problems. Beset with respiratory, heart, and ...
*  Topera Medical
... or body mass index. Published studies reporting success rates with Topera's FIRM-guided ablations are based on single procedure ... "Oral H Body mass index, obstructive sleep apnea, and outcomes of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation". J Cardiovasc ... "The impact of body mass index on the efficacy and safety of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation". Int J Cardiol. 164 (1): ... CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) "Topera Medical hires former Boston Scientific VP, opens Beantown HQ". Mass ...
*  ARMS2
2007). "The LOC387715 gene, smoking, body mass index, environmental associations with advanced age-related macular degeneration ... Brantley MA, Fang AM, King JM, et al. (2007). "Association of complement factor H and LOC387715 genotypes with response of ... Schmidt S, Hauser MA, Scott WK, et al. (2006). "Cigarette smoking strongly modifies the association of LOC387715 and age- ...
*  Lithuanians
January 2004). "Body mass index and overweight in adolescents in 13 European countries, Israel, and the United States". ... Sex and gender differences in secular trend of body size and frame indices of Lithuanians. Anthropologischer Anzeiger; Bericht ...
*  FTO gene
"Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. Genet. 41 (1): 25- ... "A common variant in the FTO gene is associated with body mass index and predisposes to childhood and adult obesity". Science. ... FTO gene were further confirmed to associate with obesity in two very large genome wide association studies of body mass index ... appear to be secondary to weight increase since no association was found after correcting for increases in body mass index. ...
*  Endocrine disruptor
"Intrauterine exposure to environmental pollutants and body mass index during the first 3 years of life". Environ. Health ... Tang NJ, Liu J, Coenraads PJ, Dong L, Zhao LJ, Ma SW, Chen X, Zhang CM, Ma XM, Wei WG, Zhang P, Bai ZP (April 2008). " ... Since being banned, the average human body burdens of DDT and PCB have been declining. Since their ban in 1972, the PCB body ... Diet is thought to account for up to 90% of a person's PCB and DDT body burden. In a study of 32 different common food products ...
*  Prostate-specific antigen
Cao Y, Ma J (Apr 2011). "Body mass index, prostate cancer-specific mortality, and biochemical recurrence: a systematic review ... PSA can also be found at low levels in other body fluids, such as urine and breast milk, thus setting a high minimum threshold ... Although present in large amounts in prostatic tissue and semen, it has been detected in other body fluids and tissues. In ... Catalona WJ, Richie JP, Ahmann FR, Hudson MA, Scardino PT, Flanigan RC, deKernion JB, Ratliff TL, Kavoussi LR, Dalkin BL (May ...
*  Brain-derived neurotrophic factor
January 2009). "Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nature ... to the BDNF gene were found to be associated with obesity in two very large genome-wide association studies of body mass index ... Phillips C, Baktir MA, Srivatsan M, Salehi A (2014). "Neuroprotective effects of physical activity on the brain: a closer look ... Xu Y, Ku B, Tie L, Yao H, Jiang W, Ma X, Li X (November 2006). "Curcumin reverses the effects of chronic stress on behavior, ...
*  LECT2
... body mass index, waist circumference, systolic blood pressure, selenoprotein P serum levels, and hemoglobin A1c blood levels. ... 1999). "Systemic expression of a newly recognized protein, LECT2, in the human body". Pathol. Int. 48 (11): 882-6. doi:10.1111/ ... Hassall bodies, and monocytes. When these cells or tissues are subjected to inflammatory, fibrotic, and other insults, they ...
*  Methanobrevibacter
"Methane and hydrogen positivity on breath test is associated with greater body mass index and body fat". Journal of Clinical ...
*  Valerie Beral
"Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index in the Million Women Study: Cohort study". BMJ. 335 (7630): 1134 ...
*  Epidural steroid injection
Jaimes, Rafael; Rocco, Angelo (August 2014). "Multiple epidural steroid injections and body mass index linked with occurrence ... Vorobeychik, Y; Sharma, A; Smith, CC; Miller, DC; Stojanovic, MP; Lobel, SM; Valley, MA; Duszynski, B; Kennedy, DJ; Standards ... Mass.). 17 (12): 2185-2202. doi:10.1093/pm/pnw091. PMID 28025354. Wylde, V; Dennis, J; Beswick, AD; Bruce, J; Eccleston, C; ...
*  Tapani Koivuniemi
Koivuniemi also introduced a "weight-losing" programme among the members, which would follow the Body mass index; a number of ...
*  Consanguinity
... and body mass index: a population-based child cohort study". Am J Hum Biol. 26 (6): 784-95. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22599. PMID ...
*  Heat wave
"Heat Index". US National Weather Service. "Heat Index". Pasquotank County, NC, U. S. Website. Archived from the original on 18 ... Heat rash affects areas of the body covered by tight clothing. If this continues for a duration of time it can lead to the ... If a hot spell extends to three days or more, however, nighttime temperatures do not cool down, and the thermal mass in homes ... A definition based on Frich et al.'s Heat Wave Duration Index is that a heat wave occurs when the daily maximum temperature of ...
*  Chemerin
Moreover, chemerin levels show a significant correlation with body mass index, plasma triglyceride levels and blood pressure. ...