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NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of t ... Read on »
NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 9:59pm NIH study identifies ideal body mass index; Overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of death A study looking at deaths from any cause found that a body mass index (BMI) between 20.0 and 24.9 is associated with the lowest risk of death in healthy non-smoking adults. Investigators also provided precise estimates of the inc ... Read on »
Adolescent struggles worse for obese teens by Carrie A. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Aug 2008 9:06pm Adolescence pretty much sucks across the board. There's pretty much no getting around it. You're hormonal. You have zits. Your body is changing. The social pecking order is being cemented, and you become remarkably certain of where you are on it. And there aren't very many places for fat kids. It was hard enough before, but with so much emphas ... Read on »
Epigenome Varies With Body Mass Index by nih.gov Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 12:41pm In a genome-wide scan, researchers found over 200 DNA regions with epigenetic modifications that vary between people. About half appear stable over time and form a personalized epigenetic “signature.” Four regions varied with body mass index, a finding that may pave the way toward ... Read on »
Obesity and the birth quality by chx99 Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 4:44am Said to obesity, the world health organization has defined as obesity disease, it is at present the cardio-cerebrovascular disease and cancer of the human health threat after the third big disease. The incidence of obesity is modern people more and more, and obesity has become the world's important medical problems and serious social problem i ... Read on »
Obese teenagers risk kidne ... by John R. Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 8:45am Obese teenagers risk kidney failure in later life, study warns Omniscient epidemiologists again -- who "just know" that correlation is causation:  Childish.  And note that the ailment is extremely rare anyway ("2.87 cases per 100,000 person-years") so is of slight concern even if the conjectures of the mental infants below are correct.  Th ... Read on »
BMI – What is the Body Mass Index? by Bill .. Posted Tue 08 Apr 2014 4:36pm Body mass index – or BMI When it comes to physical fitness, one often hears that term Body Mass Index or BMI. The is a number that indicates your overall physical condition. This number is based on your height versus your weight and basically expresses your ideal weight based on your height. This number does not however take int ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Body Mass Index Calculator: Obesity is determined by measuring body weight and fat. There are different ways of calculating body fat. Body mass index (BMI) is one of the best methods used to measure body fat. It is a simple tool that helps to figure out the amount of excess body fat and the associated risks of carrying this extra weight. ... Read on »
Increase in Body Mass Index (BMI) Raises Heart Disease Risk by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Sun 27 May 2012 10:09pm Posted on May 25, 2012, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular | Weight and Obesity | Body Mass Index (BMI) has been long recognized as a risk factor for heart disease, and Danish study data ... Read on »
Body Mass Index (BMI) and Risk of Death by Carol Dunlop Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 25 Oct 2012 3:57am BMI, its all you read about everywhere. I am not all that sold on using BMI as one of the indicators for your fitness because there is a lot of controversy around it, but this infographic is pretty interesting. I actually did a episode on this topic for the Fit4Life Radio show. Check it out, Listen to internet radio ... Read on »