BMI

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Stroke Risk Upped With High Childhood BMI

Increases in BMI z-score between 7 and 13 years of age increase a person's risk of ischemic stroke in early adulthood.

Examined: Correlation Between Weight Increase and Heart Failure Risk

Examined: Correlation Between Weight Increase and Heart Failure Risk

Losing weight may result in a decrease of heart muscle thickness.

Ethical Considerations in Publicly Funded Fertility Treatment

Ethical Considerations in Publicly Funded Fertility Treatment

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High costs associated with in vitro fertilization create barriers to fertility treatments that many cannot overcome.

Metabolic Impact of High Fructose Corn Syrup Restriction in Obese Children

Metabolic Impact of High Fructose Corn Syrup Restriction in Obese Children

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Restricting consumption of high fructose corn syrup did not appear to improve insulin resistance in obese children.

Genetic Relationship Between Asthma, Hay Fever, BMI Examined

Genetic Relationship Between Asthma, Hay Fever, BMI Examined

Researchers created a genetic risk score to determine the causal effect of BMI on asthma, hay fever, and allergic sensitization.

"Overfat" More Prevalent Than Overweight, Obesity Worldwide

"Overfat" More Prevalent Than Overweight, Obesity Worldwide

Individuals who are considered "overfat" have excess fat, regardless of weight or BMI measurements.

Maternal Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, Free Thyroxine Associated With BMI

Maternal Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone, Free Thyroxine Associated With BMI

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Maternal thyroid function and weight gain in early pregnancy were associated with hypothyroidism, but not hyperthyroidism.

BMI, Age Impact Inpatient Anorexia Nervosa Outcomes

BMI, Age Impact Inpatient Anorexia Nervosa Outcomes

BMI and age at hospital admission are both predictive of potential negative outcomes in patients with anorexia nervosa.

Decreased BMI z Score in Prepubertal Children With Obesity

Decreased BMI z Score in Prepubertal Children With Obesity

Metformin decreases BMI z score and improves inflammatory parameters in prepubertal children with obesity.

Worldwide Obesity Prevalence: BMI On The Rise in 70 Countries

Worldwide Obesity Prevalence: BMI On The Rise in 70 Countries

In 2015, more than 107 and 603 million children and adults, respectively, were obese.

Obesity-Related Cancer Risk Linked to Body Fat Location

Obesity-Related Cancer Risk Linked to Body Fat Location

Body mass index, waist circumference, and hip circumference were measured to analyze respective associations with increased cancer risks.

Elevated C-reactive Protein With High BMI in Schizophrenia

Elevated C-reactive Protein With High BMI in Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia with high BMI is associated with elevated C-reactive protein.

Low Body Mass Index and Alzheimer Disease: Is There a Link?

Low Body Mass Index and Alzheimer Disease: Is There a Link?

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Individuals with low BMI are not at an increased risk for Alzheimer disease.

Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on BMI in HIV

Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on BMI in HIV

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Patients on HAART may require additional metabolic monitoring for cardiovascular issues.

Correlation Between Mortality and BMI With Diabetes Status

Correlation Between Mortality and BMI With Diabetes Status

The optimal body mass index was 23.5 to 27.9 for normoglycemia, 25 to 27.9 for impaired fasting glucose, 25 to 29.4 for newly diagnosed diabetes, and 26.5 to 29.4 for prevalent diabetes.

All-Cause, Cause-Specific Mortality Increased With Elevated BMI

All-Cause, Cause-Specific Mortality Increased With Elevated BMI

Patients at maximum BMI in overweight, obese I and obese II categories had an increased risk of all-cause death.

BMI May Underestimate Metabolic Abnormality Risk Assessment in Minorities

BMI May Underestimate Metabolic Abnormality Risk Assessment in Minorities

A cross-sectional analysis of participants found that typical BMI criteria may overlook cardiometabolic risk in racial and ethnic minority groups.

How Does Antipsychotic Treatment Affect Cardiometabolic Factors in Young Patients?

How Does Antipsychotic Treatment Affect Cardiometabolic Factors in Young Patients?

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Early psychotic symptoms in child or adolescent patients were predictive of elevated BMI and waist circumference scores.

How Does Diet Quality Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

How Does Diet Quality Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Changes in body weight only partially explain the risk for type 2 diabetes.

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