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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 ...
*  Dengue fever
Other risk factors for severe disease include female sex, high body mass index, and viral load. While each serotype can cause ... This may be done by getting rid of or covering standing water and wearing clothing that covers much of the body. Treatment of ... It binds to and enters white blood cells, and reproduces inside the cells while they move throughout the body. The white blood ... In severe infection, the virus production inside the body is greatly increased, and many more organs (such as the liver and the ...
*  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 ...
*  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 ...
*  Silent stroke
... is associated with double the risk for arterial disease including silent stroke independent of the subjects Body mass index ( ... Relationship with index-stroke subtype, vascular risk factors, and mortality". Stroke: A Journal of Cerebral Circulation. 25 ( ... The level of CRP rises in response to inflammation in various parts of the body including vascular inflammation. The level of ... study presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012 the higher the apnea-hypopnea index, ...
*  Lifestyle causes of diabetes mellitus type 2
"Is the association of type II diabetes with waist circumference or waist-to-hip ratio stronger than that with body mass index ... Excess body fat underlies 64% of cases of diabetes in men and 77% of cases in women. A number of dietary factors such as sugar ... Fat tissue has also been shown to be involved in managing much of the body's response to insulin and control of uptake of sugar ... and a lower mean glycemic index. The composition of dietary fat intake is linked to diabetes risk; decreasing consumption of ...
*  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 ...
*  Gastric balloon
The device is intended to be used in patients with a body mass index of more than 27 kg/m2. or between 30 and 40 kg/m2 and have ... It was calculated that the weight loss was 1.59 and 1.34 kg/m2 for overall and 3-month body mass index (BMI) loss, respectively ... Al Shammari NM, Alshammari AS, Alkndari MA, Abdulsalam AJ. "Migration of an intragastric balloon: A case report". Int J Surg ...
*  Mood (psychology)
... and body mass index (BMI). Further studies have demonstrated a causal link between greater fruit and vegetable intake with ... can produce effects on the body that are similar to those that result from the actual emotion, such as happiness. Paul Ekman ...
*  Birth weight
Parsons TJ, Power C, Manor O (December 2001). "Fetal and early life growth and body mass index from birth to early adulthood in ... GH therapy at a certain dose induced catch-up of lean body mass (LBM). However percentage body fat decreased in the GH-treated ... Singhal A, Wells J, Cole TJ, Fewtrell M, Lucas A (1 March 2003). "Programming of lean body mass: a link between birth weight, ... Birth weight is the body weight of a baby at its birth. The average birth weight in babies of European heritage is 3.5 ...
*  Chronotype
Body mass index). However, cause-and-effect is not yet determined. Walker, R. J.; Kribs, Z. D.; Christopher, A. N.; Shewach, O ... found that, in young adults, the daily body temperature minimum occurred at about 4 a.m. for morning types but at about 6 a.m. ... There are candidate genes (called clock genes) that exist in most cells in the body and brain, referred to as the circadian ... system that regulate physiological phenomena (hormone levels, metabolic function, body temperature, cognitive faculties, and ...
*  HIV associated cardiomyopathy
A lower body mass index is associated with cardiomyopathy in people with HIV infection: evidence from a case comparison study. ... Nutritional status and cardiac mass and function in children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Am J Clin Nutr ...
*  National Core Indicators
"Impact of Adulthood Stage and Social-Environmental Context on Body Mass Index and Physical Activity of Individuals With ...
*  DGAT1
"DGAT1 promoter polymorphism associated with alterations in body mass index, high density lipoprotein levels and blood pressure ...
*  Acrocyanosis
Epidemiological data suggests that cold climate, outdoor occupation, and low body mass index are significant risk factors for ...
*  N6-Methyladenosine
SNPs of FTO have been shown to associate with body mass index in human populations and occurrence of obesity and diabetes. The ... "A common variant in the FTO gene is associated with body mass index and predisposes to childhood and adult obesity". Science. ... Xiao W, Adhikari S, Dahal U, Chen YS, Hao YJ, Sun BF, Sun HY, Li A, Ping XL, Lai WY, Wang X, Ma HL, Huang CM, Yang Y, Huang N, ... Zhang M, Zhang Y, Ma J, Guo F, Cao Q, Zhang Y, Zhou B, Chai J, Zhao W, Zhao R (2015-07-28). "The Demethylase Activity of FTO ( ...
*  Ã–verkalix study
Among the sex-specific effects noted; a greater body mass index (BMI) at 9 years in sons, but not daughters, of fathers who ... when environmental factors have a larger impact on the body. The ancestors' SGP in this study, was set between the ages of 9-12 ...
*  Pedometer
... and reduce blood pressure levels and Body Mass Index. A study published in the Journal of The American Medical Association Nov ... use of a pedometer is associated with significant increases in physical activity and significant decreases in body mass index ... 10,000 Steps A Day was the proper balance of caloric intake and activity-based caloric expenditure to maintain a healthy body. ... http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/forums/index.php?topic=36664.0[unreliable source?] "MP3 Capable Pedometer Review". www. ...
*  Multiple myeloma
Obesity is related to multiple myeloma with each increase of body mass index by 5 increasing the risk by 11%. A familial ... The plasma cells can also form a mass in the bone marrow or soft tissue. When only one mass is present, it is known as a ... It is more of a prognostic index rather than a true staging system. For this reason, it is recommended that the ISS be used ... ISBN 978-0-07-174889-6. Nasr SH, Said SM, Valeri AM, Sethi S, Fidler ME, Cornell LD, Gertz MA, Dispenzieri A, Buadi FK, Vrana ...
*  Drifty gene hypothesis
"Analysis of Positive Selection at Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Body Mass Index Does Not Support the "Thrifty ... mortality actually falls mostly on groups such as the very young and very old where differential mortality in relation to body ... likely comes about because of genetic drift in the genes encoding the regulation system controlling an upper limit on our body ...
*  Colorectal cancer
"Body mass index, physical activity, and colorectal cancer by anatomical subsites: A systematic review and meta-analysis of ... 2010/2011 Weingarten MA, Zalmanovici, A, Yaphe, J (2008). Weingarten, Michael Asher MA, ed. "Dietary calcium supplementation ... Thorat, MA; Cuzick, J (Dec 2013). "Role of aspirin in cancer prevention". Current Oncology Reports. 15 (6): 533-40. doi:10.1007 ... Ionov Y, Peinado MA, Malkhosyan S, Shibata D, Perucho M (1993). "Ubiquitous somatic mutations in simple repeated sequences ...
*  Health in Tajikistan
The main risk factors for NCD deaths in Tajikistan are dietary risks, high blood pressure and high body mass index. An ...
*  Task Force on Childhood Obesity
Improved health care services and testing to include Body Mass Index measurement for children is also part of this goal. This ... Michelle Obama said that by the year 2012, all primary care physicians should be measuring BMI index for children. 3. Providing ...
*  Neurotrophin-4
2010). "Role of the neurotrophin network in eating disorders' subphenotypes: body mass index and age at onset of the disease". ...
*  Baby-led weaning
The impact of weaning style on food preferences and body mass index in early childhood in a case-controlled sample". BMJ Open. ...
*  Yiddish literature
Index Translationum: translations into Yiddish - lists 98 items, as of 2013-01-06. The index starts in 1979; however, several ... A Little Love in Big Manhattan: Two Yiddish Poets (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988) ISBN 0-674-53659-2 "Yiddish ... Esther Kreitman and Esther Shumiatcher Hirschbein created bodies of work that do not fit easily into a particular category and ... UNESCO's Index Translationum database lists 98 foreign-language books published in Yiddish translation since circa 1979, in a ...
*  Genetic causes of diabetes mellitus type 2
Cho YM, Kim M, Park KS, Kim SY, Lee HK (May 2003). "S20G mutation of the amylin gene is associated with a lower body mass index ... Decreasing the level these gene products reduce the body's ability to handle glucose, which leads to the increased risk of ...