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*  Green Iguana: Preparing for Egg Development, Laying and Incubation
Depending upon the size of the iguana, two huge kitty-litter pans, placed rim-to-rim and duct taped together, with an access ... Note: some iguanas cycle in the spring rather than the fall.) The eggs get so big and take up so much room in their bodies that ... giant green adulthood. ... the body will 'mobilize' calcium from the bones. This will ... Tail may be getting thinner (in the hip area and down the tail). Body still broad across the abdominal area from the developing ...
  http://www.anapsid.org/iguana/egging.html
*  Scientists report adulthood body size associated with cancer risk
... an assistant professor at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Cancer Research Center of Hawai'i-has reported that body mass in ... Scientists report adulthood body size associated with cancer risk. September 11, 2009 A team of scientists led by researcher ... Hernandez said, "The relationship of certain characteristics, such as body size, with cancer risk may vary across ethnic groups ... However, the relationship between body size and prostate cancer risk is not entirely understood. ...
  https://medicalxpress.com/news/2009-09-scientists-adulthood-body-size-cancer.html
*  Is body size at birth related to circadian salivary cortisol levels in adulthood? : Results from a longitudinal cohort study
Is body size at birth related to circadian salivary cortisol levels in adulthood?: Results from a longitudinal cohort study. ... Information on body mass during adolescence and adulthood and on health behavior, medication and medical conditions at 43 years ... The present study aims to examine if body size at birth is related to circadian cortisol levels at 43 years. METHODS: ... RESULTS: Across the normal spectrum, size at birth (birth weight and ponderal index) was positively related to total (area ...
  http://su.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?pid=diva2:344181
*  THE MILLION WOMEN STUDY: Body size in early life and risk of lymphoid malignancies and histological subtypes in adulthood.
Birth weight, body size at age 10 years, clothes size at age 20 years, and recent body mass index (BMI) were recorded in ... Body size in early life and risk of lymphoid malignancies and histological subtypes in adulthood.. Yang TO, Cairns BJ, Kroll ME ... and this association remained essentially unchanged after adjustment for birth weight and body size at 10. Higher lymphoid ... but the independent contribution of body size at birth and during childhood appears to be small. ...
  http://www.millionwomenstudy.org/publications/398/body-size-in-early-life-and-risk-of-lymphoid-malignancies-and-histological-subtypes-in-adulthood
*  Altered xanthine oxidase and N-acetyltransferase activity in obese children. - Semantic Scholar
Systematic review of prostate cancer's association with body size in childhood and young adulthood. *Whitney R. Robinson, C. ... Young adulthood body mass index and risk of cancer in later adulthood: historical cohort study. *Anya Burton, Richard M. Martin ... Dapsone and body mass index in subjects with multibacillary leprosy.. *Fernanda M L Moura, Rosa Maria Dias, Eliete C. Araújo, ... Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008.. *Cynthia L. Ogden, Margaret D. Carroll, Lester R ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Altered-xanthine-oxidase-and-N-acetyltransferase-in-Chiney-Schwarzenberg/1aad2ee9f2d616e55be89b78066ee564d106375a
*  Plus it
... can achieve normal body size by adulthood. In contrast, mice lacking the α6 subunit of the GABAA receptor, which is expressed ... Purkinje cell bodies were identified by their characteristic size and morphology. Cells could be used for up to 5 hr after ... Generation-dependent litter size and upregulation of α2 and α3 subunits in α1−/− mice. To establish an α1−/− mouse line, ... The litter size from wild-type matings remained constant at approximately seven pups per litter between the F3 and F5 ...
  http://www.jneurosci.org/content/21/10/3409
*  Colour pattern and female competition | Biology Letters
2005 A poor start in life negatively affects dominance status in adulthood independent of body size in green swordtails ... Body size and bar width were measured from all available fish (n = 77), 70 of which were used in the contest experiment. ... Relative differences in body size (RSD) between contestants were expressed as (SLfocal fish - SLopponent fish)/(SLfocal fish + ... Differences in bar width (RBD), body size (RSD) and condition (CFD) between winners and losers in female and male contests. β0 ...
  http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/11/20180480?rss=1
*  Skill in fighting animals | Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences
2005 A poor start in life negatively affects dominance status in adulthood independent of body size in green swordtails ... 1997 Weapon size versus body size as a predictor of winning in fights between shore crabs, Carcinus maenas (L.). Behav. Ecol. ... Although a few traits that might contribute to fighting ability (e.g. body size, weapon size) have been heavily studied, these ... Compensatory growth, for example, allows individuals that are subjected to a poor diet early in life to achieve large body size ...
  http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/284/1863/20171596
*  Extraordinary intelligence and the care of infants | PNAS
This has been noticed previously, where altricial bird species have larger brains in adulthood relative to body size (52). ... Brain Size Estimates.. Brain size estimates were taken from ref. 45, using both neocortex and total brain size measures from ... Second, we assume that a characteristic size V constrains neonates' head size at birth. Children who are born with a head size ... Table S1 shows similar effects with multiple brain and body size predictors. These results are strongly suggestive that our a ...
  http://www.pnas.org/content/113/25/6874
*  Phenotypically plastic responses to predation threat in the mangrove rivulus fish ( Kryptolebias marmoratus): behavior and...
A poor start in life negatively affects dominance status in adulthood independent of body size in green swordtails Xiphophorus ... Individuals were photographed at 2 and 6 months of age for body size, growth, and body shape analysis. Animals that have ... Body shape was more streamlined in animals exposed to cues from snakes fed conspecifics, which may facilitate increased jumping ... Berthé R, Lehmann FO (2015) Body appendages fine-tune posture and moments in freely manoeuvring fruit flies. J Exp Biol 218: ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10682-018-9952-5
*  Sarcopenia: Its assessment, etiology, pathogenesis, consequences and future perspectives | SpringerLink
Silventoinen, K., et al., Heritability of body size and muscle strength in young adulthood: a study of one million Swedish men ... Chumlea, W.C., A.F. Roche, and P. Webb, Body size, subcutaneous fatness and total body fat in older adults. Int J Obes, 1984. 8 ... Yliharsila, H., et al., Birth size, adult body composition and muscle strength in later life. Int J Obes (Lond), 2007. 31(9): p ... Hughes, V.A., et al., Longitudinal changes in body composition in older men and women: role of body weight change and physical ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2FBF02982704
*  Long-term fitness benefits of polyandry in a small mammal, the bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus | Proceedings of the Royal...
We raised the offspring in the laboratory until adulthood and measured their body size, before releasing them to outdoor ... However, body mass has only been measured at adulthood and possible compensatory growth effects (Oksanen et al. 2001) may have ... a) Offspring body mass. Offspring body mass at the age of 5-12 weeks did not differ between treatments (GLMM, F1,19.1=0.47, p= ... 1999 Postmating sexual selection: the effects of male body size and recovery period on paternity and egg production rate in a ...
  http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/275/1638/1095
*  Early-Life Factors and Breast Cancer Risk in Hispanic Women: the Role of Adolescent Body Size | Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers...
Risk of breast cancer in young women in relation to body size and weight gain in adolescence and early adulthood. Br J Cancer ... Body size variables. Body build at ages 10, 15, and 20 years was assessed using 9 line drawings of body figures ranging from ... it is possible that correlates of and contributors to childhood body size differ across these populations. Large body size in ... Large body size in adulthood is inversely associated with breast cancer risk in premenopausal women (3), whereas in ...
  http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/20/12/2572
*  body weights and measures
Body size at birth and same-sex marriage in young adulthood. Morten Frisch. Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum ... body size*body height*biometry*geography*socioeconomic factors*phenotype*reproduction*body weight*environment*cadaver*reference ... Body size and shape and glycemic control among Maya women in rural Yucatán. Penelope A McLorg. Department of Anthropology, ... Body weight, early growth and antler size influence antler bone mineral composition of Iberian red deer (Cervus elaphus ...
  https://www.labome.org/topics/diagnostic/investigative/body-weights-and-measures-16454.html
*  The association of body size in early to mid-life with adult urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin levels among night shift health care...
... but not earlier measures of body size, is associated with urinary aMT6s levels in adulthood. These observations did not vary by ... 20 kg/m2; Ptrend <0.0001); however, other measures of body size were not related to aMT6s levels after accounting for adult BMI ... We evaluated associations of birth weight, body shape (or somatotype) at ages 5 and 10, BMI at age 18 and adulthood, weight ... Using multivariable linear regression, we computed least-square mean aMT6s levels across categories of body size, and evaluated ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-015-1770-x
*  Change in body weight and body image in young adults: a longitudinal study | BMC Public Health | Full Text
Body shape dissatisfaction was defined as the difference between the figures chosen for the current and ideal body size. BMI z- ... from childhood to adulthood on body image satisfaction at 23 years of age in members of the 1982 Pelotas Birth Cohort in ... Individuals exhibiting increased BMI z-scores between 4 and 23 years of age reported higher risks of body dissatisfaction at 23 ... This finding is important because body dissatisfaction can cause psychological, social, self-esteem problems, and well-being. ...
  https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-015-1579-7
*  Thermal plasticity in Drosophila melanogaster: a comparison of geographic populations.
Several life history traits have been measured, that is body size, viability, developmental time to adulthood, progeny ... For body size traits our data confirmed the expected bigger size of temperate populations [33,41]. ... Partridge L,Barrie B,Fowler K,French V. Evolution and development of body size and cell size in Drosophila melanogaster in ... Gilchrist AS,Partridge L. A comparison of the genetic basis of wing size divergence in three parallel body size clines of ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Thermal-plasticity-in-Drosophila-melanogaster/16942614.html
*  Abstract MP59: Associations of Maternal Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain with Offspring Longitudinal...
... between maternal excess weight and weight gain in pregnancy with offspring change in body size from adolescence to adulthood. ... Message Body (Your Name) thought you would like to see the Circulation web site. ... While accumulating evidence suggests that maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index (mppBMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) may ... Abstract MP59: Associations of Maternal Pre-pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain with Offspring Longitudinal ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/127/Suppl_12/AMP59
*  Computational human phantom - Wikipedia
Fisher, H. L. J. and Snyder, W. S. "Variation of dose delivered by 137Cs as a function of body size from infancy to adulthood ... A. Ding, M. Mille, P. F. Caracappa, X. G. Xu, "Impact of body size of obese patients on PET/CT dose estimates: Monte Carlo ... Fisher, H. L. J. and Snyder, W. S. "Distribution of dose delivered in the body size from a source of gamma rays distributed ... However, scientists attempted to model individual organs of the body and ultimately the entire human body in a realistic manner ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computational_human_phantom
*  The Fossil Record and the Fall of Darwin's Last Icon
... the assumed age of fossil specimens at death and the resulting estimate of body size at adulthood may be in substantial error ... "Body mass estimates of hominin fossils and the evolution of human body size" (vol. 85, August 2015, pp 75-93) provides body ... For recent estimates of body mass see Grabowski et al., "Body mass estimates of hominin fossils and the evolution of human body ... erectus times body size was essentially modern…"[24]. *In Physical Anthropology, Gabriel Ward Lasker writes: "Homo erectus is ...
  http://kolbecenter.org/fossil-record-and-fall-of-darwins-last-icon/
*  Effects of Maternal Hypoxia during Pregnancy on Bone Development in Offspring: A Guinea Pig Model
J. Laitinen, K. Kiukaanniemi, J. Heikkinen et al., "Body size from birth to adulthood and bone mineral content and density at ... MH Decreased Offspring Body Weight. MH resulted in reduced fetal body weight at 62d gestation compared to fetuses from control ... When the bone volume was adjusted for body weight (bone volume/body weight), the relative bone volume was higher in MH compared ... d) Relative BV/TV in postnatal guinea pigs (adjusted for total body weight, %/g). (. ,. when compared to control). ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ije/2014/916918/
*  Welcome to CDC stacks | Medical Treatment and Weight Gain [Response to Letter] - 20162 | Preventing Chronic Disease
Risk of breast cancer in young women in relation to body size and weight gain in adolescence and early adulthood ... Findings have been inconsistent on effects of adolescent body size and adult weight gain on risk of breast cancer in young ...
  https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/20162
*  Association of chronic kidney disease and peripheral artery disease with inappropriate left ventricular mass.
Interaction between body size and cardiac workload: Influence on left ventricular mass during body growth and adulthood. ... Body mass index (BMI) was calculated as the ratio of weight in kilograms divided by square of height in meters. Blood samples ... Body mass index (kg/m2). 26.2±3.9. 25.4±3.8. 26.3±4.1. 26.5±5.3. ... Body mass index (kg/m2). 26.1±4.0. 24.8±3.5. 26.7±4.1**. ... body mass index, log triglyceride, eGFR ,45 mL/min/1.73 m2 and ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Association-chronic-kidney-disease-peripheral/23119010.html