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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 ...
*  Diet-induced obesity model
The body weight gain is quantified using the difference in the raw mass of the animal or in the Lee index (an index similar to ... Rosén, T; Bosaeus, I; Tölli, J; Lindstedt, G; Bengtsson, BA (1993). "Increased body fat mass and decreased extracellular fluid ... Schemmel, R.; Mickelsen, O.; Gill, J. L. (1970-09-01). "Dietary obesity in rats: Body weight and body fat accretion in seven ... The outcome measure of obesity is usually either the gain of body weight or body fat. ...
*  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 ...
*  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 ...
*  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 ...
*  Water
Vij VA, Joshi AS (September 2013). "Effect of 'water induced thermogenesis' on body weight, body mass index and body ... The human body contains from 55% to 78% water, depending on body size. To function properly, the body requires between one and ... The refraction index of liquid water (1.333 at 20 °C) is much higher than that of air (1.0), similar to those of alkanes and ... The collective mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet is called the hydrosphere. Earth's approximate ...
*  Medical algorithm
... an on-line or stand-alone calculator for body mass index (BMI) when stature and body weight are given; Flowcharts, e.g., a ... a moving circular slide to calculate body surface area or drug dosages. A common class of algorithms are embedded in guidelines ...
*  Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid
"This association was independent of confounders such as age, sex, race/ethnicity, body mass index, diabetes, hypertension, and ... Nelson JW, Hatch EE, Webster, TF (2009). "Exposure to Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Cholesterol, Body Weight, and Insulin ...
*  Diaphragmatic rupture
A high body mass index may be associated with a higher risk of diaphragmatic rupture in people involved in vehicle accidents. ...
*  Firmicutes
... has been found to correlate with lower body mass index. The presence of Firmicutes can be reliably detected with polymerase ...
*  Governorship of Mike Huckabee
On April 11, 2003 Huckabee signed a law which mandates annual body mass index (BMI) measurements for all public school children ...
*  Parasite-stress theory
Flegr, J (2005). "Body height, body mass index, waist-hip ratio, fluctuating asymmetry and second to fourth digit ratio in ... This is likely due to the fact that one's immune system works to defend the body from local parasites; however, this still ... Fluctuating asymmetry is the extent to which an organism deviates from perfect body symmetry. Asymmetry, an indicator of ...
*  International rankings of Thailand
"Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement ... Lancet published a study examining trends in mean body mass index (BMI) for adults in all countries. Obesity was defined as a ... ND-GAIN Index: 59th of 178 countries ranked in the ND-GAIN Index, a project of the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation ... The Passport Index also ranks countries by the number of countries to which they extend VF or VOA visas, a "Welcoming Index". ...
*  Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis
... body mass index and treatment". Clinical Endocrinology. 81 (6): 907-15. doi:10.1111/cen.12527. PMID 24953754. Dietrich, JW; ... TSH Index (TSHI) Thyroid function tests Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis Hypothalamic- ... Definition and evaluation of the TSH Index". Clinical Endocrinology. 71 (4): 529-34. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2265.2009.03534.x. PMID ...
*  Meat
However, after further adjustment for body mass index, cigarette smoking and other covariates, no association with red meat ... "Meat intake's influence on body fatness cannot be assessed without measurement of body fat". The American Journal of Clinical ... The remaining protein mass consists of connective tissue (collagen and elastin) as well as organelle tissue. Fat in meat can be ... Meat dishes are usually described by their source (animal and part of body) and method of preparation (e.g., a beef rib). Meat ...
*  Dark skin
Dark-skinned people having a high body-mass index and not taking vitamin D supplements were associated with vitamin D ... A few million years of evolution later, early humans had sparse body hair and more than 2 million sweat glands in their body. ... This helps the body to retain its folate reserves and protects against damage to the DNA. Dark-skinned people who live in high ... The loss of body hair led to the development of dark skin, which acted as a mechanism of natural selection against folate ...
*  Fluctuating asymmetry
Higher levels of FA have also been linked to higher body mass index (BMI) in women, and lower BMI in men. Research has shown ... Examples of FA in the human body include unequal sizes (asymmetry) of bilateral features in the face and body, such as left and ... higher FA was slightly negatively related to both antler size and overall body mass (traits thought to indicate overall ... Also, one study used 3-D scans of male and female bodies, and showed videos of these scans to a group of individuals who rated ...
*  Centro Studi GISED
Cigarette smoking, body mass index, and stressful life events as risk factors for psoriasis: results from an Italian case- ... Family history, body mass index, selected dietary factors, menstrual history, and risk of moderate to severe acne in ...
*  David Blaine
‍-‌25 percent of his original body weight‍-‌and his body mass index dropped from 29.0 to 21.6. His appearance and body-mass ... A medical doctor said that the taste is caused by ketones, which are produced when the body burns fat reserves. The stunt ended ... What's going on inside David Blaine's body?, BBC News Online, September 25, 2003 Korbonits M; Blaine D; Elia M, Powell-Tuck J ( ... Record of Maureen P. Bukalo, Social Security Death Index. "Life's a magic box of tricks". The Scotsman. September 20, 2003. ...
*  Semen quality
Wegner CC; Clifford AL; Jilbert PM; Henry MA; Gentry WL (September 2009). "Abnormally high body mass index and tobacco use are ... MacDonald AA; Herbison GP; Showell M; Farquhar CM (2010). "The impact of body mass index on semen parameters and reproductive ... if not at body temperature, then at least at room temperature. In a non-harmful environment outside the body, such as in a ... Sperm outside the body generally has a life expectancy which is considered to depend on pH, temperature, presence of air and ...
*  Logistic regression
... body mass index, results of various blood tests, etc.). Another example might be to predict whether an American voter will vote ...
*  Apolipoprotein C3
... correlation of plasma APOCIII with triglyceride level and body mass index". Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = ... Sharpe CR, Sidoli A, Shelley CS, Lucero MA, Shoulders CC, Baralle FE (May 1984). "Human apolipoproteins AI, AII, CII and CIII. ... "Identification of new apolipoprotein-CIII glycoforms with ultrahigh resolution MALDI-FTICR mass spectrometry of human sera". ...
*  Twinkie
... returning his body mass index (BMI) to within normal range. In addition to Twinkies, Haub ate Little Debbie snack cakes, ... They now contain 135 kilocalories (560 kJ) and have a mass of 38.5 grams, while the original Twinkies contained 150 ... kilocalories (630 kJ) and had a mass of 42.5 grams. The new Twinkies also have a longer shelf life of 45 days, which was also a ...
*  Model Alliance
In February 2017, the Model Alliance released a study in which 81.5% of models reported having an underweight body mass index. ...
*  Response rate (survey)
They found that respondents had a significantly higher body mass index and more health care seeking behavior for non-GI ... 2000) tested the effect of lower response rates on estimates of the Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS). They assessed the impact ... Curtin, Richard; Presser, Stanley; Singer, Eleanor (2000). "The Effects of Response Rate Changes on the Index of Consumer ...
*  Boletus curtisii
The fruit bodies of B. curtisii grow singly, scattered, or in small groups on the ground in coniferous or mixed woods, often ... Berkeley MJ, Curtis MA (1853). "Centuries of North American fungi". Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 12 (2): 417-35 (see ... Boletus curtisii in Index Fungorum Mushroom Expert Description and images Mushroom Observer Images. ... Spraying a fruit body with methanol causes the pigments to dissolve and makes the color wash away-a phenomenon unknown in other ...
*  INSIG2
2007). "The association of a SNP upstream of INSIG2 with body mass index is reproduced in several but not all cohorts". PLoS ...