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*  Childhood obesity
Deurenberg P, Weststrate JA, Seidell JC (March 1991). "Body mass index as a measure of body fatness: age- and sex-specific ... "Diagnostic performance of body mass index to identify obesity as defined by body adiposity in children and adolescents: a ... Body mass index (BMI) is acceptable for determining obesity for children two years of age and older. It is determined by the ... Frayling, Timothy M. (May 11, 2007). "A common variant in the FTO gene is associated with body mass index and predisposes to ...
*  Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
... whereas normal to low body mass index or normal values of serum cholesterol may be detrimental and associated with worse ... giving him an h-index of >70. In addition, Kalantar-Zadeh is an associate editor or member of the editorial boards of the ...
*  Overweight
Body mass index The body mass index (BMI) is a measure of a person's weight taking into account their height. It is given by ... Body volume index The body volume index (BVI) was devised in 2000 as a computer, rather than manual, measurement of the human ... "Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index". The American Journal of ... February 2010). "Body mass index and survival in men and women aged 70 to 75". J Am Geriatr Soc. 58 (2): 234-41. doi:10.1111/j. ...
*  Cardiovascular disease
... body mass index and waist circumference; however, evidence was limited and the authors were unable to draw firm conclusions on ... Among men and women, there are notable differences in body weight, height, body fat distribution, heart rate, stroke volume, ... This may be caused by the women's smaller body size and arterial dimensions which are independent of menopause. Cigarettes are ... Statin treament reduces cardiovascular mortality by about 31%. Decrease body fat if overweight or obese. The effect of weight ...
*  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 ...
*  Chemerin
Moreover, chemerin levels show a significant correlation with body mass index, plasma triglyceride levels and blood pressure. ...
*  Mediterranean diet
Physically active lifestyle, lower body mass index, cessation of smoking and moderate alcohol consumption also may contribute. ... A meta-analysis in 2013 compared Mediterranean, vegan, vegetarian, low-glycemic index, low-carbohydrate, high-fiber, and high- ... The research concluded that Mediterranean, low-carbohydrate, low-glycemic index, and high-protein diets are effective in ...
*  Sucrose
BMI, or "body mass index," is a measure of weight and height used to estimate body fat.) The occurrence of gout is connected ... the body attacks the cells producing insulin, the hormone that allows the metabolizing of sugar (Type 1 diabetes) the body's ... which prevents excretion of uric acid from the body. As the concentration of uric acid in the body increases, so does the ... Within international trade bodies, especially in the World Trade Organization, the "G20" countries led by Brazil have long ...
*  Work-related road safety in the United States
Wiegand DM, Hanowski RJ, McDonald SE (December 2009). "Commercial drivers' health: a naturalistic study of body mass index, ... Sitzman KL, Pett MA, Bloswick DS (December 2002). "An exploratory study of motor vehicle use in home visiting nurses". Home ... In the U.S., an ambulance may be one of a number of vehicle body types, and there are no comprehensive safety standards that ... Most of the large body of research on occupational road safety in the U.S. has focused on identifying and mitigating road risk ...
*  MTCH2
2009). "Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. Genet. 41 ... 2009). "Novel Obesity Risk Loci Do Not Determine Distribution of Body Fat Depots: A Whole-body MRI/MRS study". Obesity (Silver ... Schwarz M, Andrade-Navarro MA, Gross A (May 2007). "Mitochondrial carriers and pores: key regulators of the mitochondrial ...
*  Nikhil Tandon
"Predicting adult metabolic syndrome from childhood body mass index: follow-up of the New Delhi birth cohort". Arch Dis Child. ... "Predicting adult metabolic syndrome from childhood body mass index: follow-up of the New Delhi birth cohort". Arch Dis Child. ... He has been associated with several national and international bodies such as Indian Council of Medical Research, Defence ...
*  Contingent self-esteem
Body mass index (BMI) has a great influence on the attitudes and behaviors in men and women. Women in the westernized society ... Mass media provides examples of beauty that are often unattainable by the average male or female. Although this is true in most ... Body image is a very important developmental concern for children and young adults. Contingent self-esteem in this area is ... The results proved that female college students focused more on weight/body shape, while male students focused on muscularity. ...
*  Nauru
By measure of mean body mass index (BMI) Nauruans are the most overweight people in the world; 97% of men and 93% of women are ... Index of Nauru-related articles Outline of Nauru Visa policy of Nauru English is not an official language, but it is widely ... www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html. Gowdy, John M; McDaniel, Carl N (2000). Paradise for Sale: A ...
*  Get Outdoors Georgia
61% of adults in the United States were overweight or obese (body mass index greater than 25). 300,000 deaths each year in the ...
*  Sema Sgaier
Nagelkerke, Nico JD; Bernsen, Roos MD; Sgaier, Sema; Jha, Prabhat (2006). "Body mass index, sexual behaviour, and sexually ...
*  Essential hypertension
More than 85% of cases occur in those with a Body mass index (BMI) greater than 25. A definitive link between obesity and ... Oparil S, Zaman MA, Calhoun DA (November 2003). "Pathogenesis of hypertension". Ann. Intern. Med. 139 (9): 761-76. doi:10.7326/ ... When sodium intake exceeds the capacity of the body to excrete it through the kidneys, vascular volume expands secondary to ... Its main purpose is to regulate the levels of glucose in the body antagonistically with glucagon through negative feedback ...
*  Urbanization
Overall, body mass index and cholesterol levels increase sharply with national income and the degree of urbanization. ... The occurrence of eutrophication in bodies of water is another effect large urban populations have on the environment. When ... and negative social aspects that result from mass marginalization.[clarification needed] Suburbanization, which is happening in ...
*  Gamma-glutamyltransferase
High body mass index is associated with type 2 diabetes only in persons with high serum GGT. GGT is elevated by ingestion of ...
*  Million Women Study
These effects depend also on a woman's body mass index (BMI, a measure of obesity) such that adverse effects of tibolone and ... "Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index in the Million Women Study: Cohort study". BMJ. 335 (7630): 1134 ...
*  America's Health Rankings
Obesity: Percentage of adults who are obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. Data from CDC BRFSS. Physical ... Obesity: Percentage of adults who are obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or higher. Data from CDC BRFSS. Underweight: ... Youth Obesity: Percentage of high school students who were greater or equal to the 95th percentile for body mass index (BMI). ... Percentage of adults aged 65 and older with fair or better health status estimated to be underweight with a body mass index ( ...
*  D. Prabu
Kumar, S., Dagli, R. J., Dhanni, C., & Duraiswamy, P. (sep 2009). Relationship of body mass index with periodontal health ... Sex determination using mandibular canine index in optimal-fluoride and high-fluoride areas. Journal of Forensic Dental ...
*  Nutrigenomics
There are studies suggesting genetic factors account for a fair proportion of inter-individual BMI (body mass index). Among ... Whilst nutrigenomics is aimed at developing an understanding of how the whole body responds to a food via systems biology, ... or pattern of effects ranging from effects at the cellular level to entire body systems. However it is often hard to monitor ... trying to identify what nutrients or foods will raise or lower risks of diseases and damage to the human body. Nutrigenomics ...
*  Social software in education
There is, however, a growing body of work on the student experience to ascertain what is appropriate and likely to be effective ... Boston, MA: MIT Press. Stein, J. (2008). Defining 'Creepy Treehouse' [Electronic Version]. Flexknowlogy. Retrieved 3 September ... that is engaged in the collaborative transcription of Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and ...
*  Health Disparities Center
They can also receive blood pressure and blood sugar checks and learn about maintaining their body mass index. The University ... It is also common for the governing body of a health disparities center to manage grants and collaborative partnerships between ... http://www.healthdisparities.vcu.edu/news/index.html Gee, GC; Payne-Sturges, DC (2004). "Environmental health disparities: a ...