Tag: body mass index

Pediatrics

Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Are at Increased Risk for Slowed Growth and Short Stature in Early Childhood

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Clinical Pediatrics, Ahead of Print. Our objective was to evaluate the risk of short stature in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the effect of...
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Obesity linked to increased risk of cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer

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Anthracyclines remain a cornerstone of breast cancer therapy in combination with new-generation targeted drugs such as trastuzumab. Both types of drugs are major culprits in...
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Study defies decades-old patient eligibility guidelines for bariatric surgery

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Weight-loss surgery has long been shown to improve or resolve diabetes, reduce heart attacks and stroke and produce significant weight loss, but the operation has...
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Cancer risk reduces to half with over 20% weight loss in post- bariatric surgery patients

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Patients with severe obesity who had bariatric or weight-loss surgery and lost more than 20% of their total weight were 50% less likely to develop...
Biology

Machine learning of human plasma lipidomes for obesity estimation in a large population cohort

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by Mathias J. Gerl, Christian Klose, Michal A. Surma, Celine Fernandez, Olle Melander, Satu Männistö, Katja Borodulin, Aki S. Havulinna, Veikko Salomaa, Elina Ikonen, Carlo...
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Birthweight, height together may provide indication of heart health later in life

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It’s the proportionately of a newborn — a measure that includes both birthweight and length — that may best tell doctors whether a child is...
Gastroenterology

Study: Micronutrient deficiencies are common in adults at the time of celiac disease diagnosis

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Micronutrient deficiencies, including vitamins B12 and D, as well as folate, iron, zinc and copper, are common in adults at the time of diagnosis with...

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