BMI, mortality risk linked in Asians
- Elevated BMI poses lower mortality risk for blacks than whites. Costa, Samantha; Taliercio, Adam // Endocrine Today;Oct2012, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p27
The article reports researchers from Harvard University have concluded that the link between elevated body mass index and mortality was weaker among blacks compared with whites in the U.S.
- Could Thinner be Worse for Newly Diagnosed Diabetics? Kuritzky, Louis // Infectious Disease Alert;Oct2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p20
The article focuses on the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and outcome in diabetes, based on a study by M. R. Carnethon et al. published in the 2012 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."
- Higher body mass index is a predictor of death among professional sumo wrestlers. Kanda, Hideyuki; Hayakawa, Takehito; Tsuboi, Satoshi; Mori, Yayoi; Takahashi, Teruna; Fukushima, Tetsuhito // Journal of Sports Science & Medicine;Dec2009, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p711
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses a study that aims to clarify the significance of higher body mass index to predict death among professional sumo wrestlers.
- SUMMER HEALTH. N. S. // Education Week;6/6/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 33, p5
The article discusses a report from the National Summer Learning Association that found a child's body mass index rises two to three times faster during the summer than the school year months.
- SSI better predicted by distribution of BMI in obese patients. // Infectious Disease News;Dec2012, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p17
The article discusses research being done on the distribution of body mass in obese patients.
- High BMI does not contraindicate unicompartmental knee replacement. Costa, Samantha; Fisher, Stacey L. // Endocrine Today;Dec2012, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p52
The article explores a study that revealed high body mass index (BMI) in patients does not significantly affect the benefit of an Oxford mobile bearing unicompartmental knee replacement, which they concluded after a prospective study of 2,438 medial Oxford unicompartmental knee replacements.
- BMI Is No Better and No Worse Than Other Anthropometric Measures in Predicting Metabolic Risk. Resnick, Helaine E. // Diabetes;May2013, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p1769
The article discusses research about the use of body mass index (BMI) as measure in metabolic risk prediction, referencing a study by Mooney and colleagues published in "Obesity Research & Clinical Practice."
- Diarrhea, poor health early on could be associated with decreased BMI later. Shafer, Emily; Zacharyczuk, Colleen // Infectious Disease News;Nov2012, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p29
The article reports on a study on the association of increased diarrhea and time spent in unsanitary conditions with a lower body mass index (BMI).
- Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference, and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Implications for Routine Clinical Practice. Feller, Silke; Boeing, Heiner; Pischon, Tobias // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;7/2/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 26, p3
The article discusses a research study on body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and the increased chances of the development of diabetes. It states that obesity an abnormal increase in the body, fat escalates the chances of diabetes mellitus. It further states the guidelines for assessing...