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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921453/upper-and-lower-limbs-composition-a-comparison-between-anthropometry-and-dual-energy-x-ray-absorptiometry-in-healthy-people
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Danila Diano, Federico Ponti, Sara Guerri, Daniele Mercatelli, Michele Amadori, Maria Pilar Aparisi Gómez, Giuseppe Battista, Giuseppe Guglielmi, Alberto Bazzocchi
The detection of changes in lean mass (LM) distribution can help to prevent disability. This study assessed the degree of association between anthropometric measurements and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) body composition (BC) parameters of the upper and lower limbs in a healthy general population and collected DXA age- and sex-specific values of BC that can be useful to build a reference standard. PURPOSE: The primary aim of this study was to investigate the reliability of some widely available anthropometric measurements in the assessment of body composition (BC) at the limbs, especially in terms of muscle mass, in a large sample of healthy subjects of different age bands and sex, using fat mass (FM) and lean mass (LM) parameters derived by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) as the gold standard...
September 18, 2017: Archives of Osteoporosis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918170/lifestyle-predictors-of-obese-and-non-obese-patients-with-nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease-a-cross-sectional-study
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Joo Hee Kwak, Dae Won Jun, Seung Min Lee, Yong Kyun Cho, Kang Nyeong Lee, Hang Lak Lee, Oh Young Lee, Ho Soon Choi, Byung Chul Yoon
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Most people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are obese, and they usually eat more while being less physically active as compared to healthy individuals. However, little is known about the lifestyle patterns of non-obese or obese patients with NAFLD. The aim of this study was to investigate nutrition components and behavioral differences between non-obese and obese patients with NAFLD. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study comprising of 209 patients...
August 30, 2017: Clinical Nutrition: Official Journal of the European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913603/influence-of-anthropometry-tmd-and-sex-on-molar-bite-force-in-adolescents-with-and-without-orthodontic-needs
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Barbara de Lima Lucas, Taís de Souza Barbosa, Paula Midori Castelo, Maria Beatriz Duarte Gavião
PURPOSE: Bite force has been studied as representative of functional indices of mastication and its value may have diagnostic significance in disorders of the musculoskeletal system of facial bones. This study aimed to evaluate bite force in adolescents with and without orthodontic needs considering presence of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) as well as anthropometry: craniofacial dimensions and body mass index (BMI). METHODS: A total of 80 subjects were screened (61 females, 19 males; 18 ± 3 years old)...
September 14, 2017: Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics, Fortschritte der Kieferorthopädie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912940/technical-report-on-the-modification-of-3-dimensional-non-contact-human-body-laser-scanner-for-the-measurement-of-anthropometric-dimensions-verification-of-its-accuracy-and-precision
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Akram Sadat Jafari Roodbandi, Hamid Naderi, Naser Hashenmi-Nejad, Alireza Choobineh, Mohammad Reza Baneshi, Vafa Feyzi
Introduction: Three-dimensional (3D) scanners are widely used in medicine. One of the applications of 3D scanners is the acquisition of anthropometric dimensions for ergonomics and the creation of an anthropometry data bank. The aim of this study was to evaluate the precision and accuracy of a modified 3D scanner fabricated in this study. Methods: In this work, a 3D scan of the human body was obtained using DAVID Laser Scanner software and its calibration background, a linear low-power laser, and one advanced webcam...
2017: Journal of Lasers in Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28912754/the-gambian-bone-and-muscle-ageing-study-baseline-data-from-a-prospective-observational-african-sub-saharan-study
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Ayse Zengin, Anthony J Fulford, Yankuba Sawo, Landing M Jarjou, Inez Schoenmakers, Gail Goldberg, Ann Prentice, Kate A Ward
The Gambian Bone and Muscle Ageing Study is a prospective observational study investigating bone and muscle ageing in men and women from a poor, subsistence farming community of The Gambia, West Africa. Musculoskeletal diseases, including osteoporosis and sarcopenia, form a major part of the current global non-communicable disease burden. By 2050, the vast majority of the world's ageing population will live in low- and middle-income countries with an estimated two-fold rise in osteoporotic fracture. The study design was to characterise change in bone and muscle outcomes and to identify possible preventative strategies for fracture and sarcopenia in the increasing ageing population...
2017: Frontiers in Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905217/early-life-arsenic-exposure-infant-and-child-growth-and-morbidity-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Anisur Rahman, Caroline Granberg, Lars-Åke Persson
Epidemiological studies have suggested a negative association between early life arsenic exposure and fetal size at birth, and subsequently with child morbidity and growth. However, our understanding of the relationship between arsenic exposure and morbidity and growth is limited. This paper aims to systematically review original human studies with an analytical epidemiological study design that have assessed arsenic exposure in fetal life or early childhood and evaluated the association with one or several of the following outcomes: fetal growth, birth weight or other birth anthropometry, infant and child growth, infectious disease morbidity in infancy and early childhood...
September 14, 2017: Archives of Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902873/sarcopenia-in-patients-with-hip-fracture-a-multicenter-cross-sectional-study
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Ole Martin Steihaug, Clara Gram Gjesdal, Bård Bogen, Målfrid Holen Kristoffersen, Gunhild Lien, Anette Hylen Ranhoff
BACKGROUND: Sarcopenia is prevalent in older persons and is a risk factor for falls, fractures, and mortality. The aim of this study was to determine a) the feasibility of determining sarcopenia in patients with acute hip fracture, b) the prevalence of sarcopenia and c) associations of sarcopenia with nutritional status and comorbidities. METHODS: A multicenter cross-sectional study on sarcopenia in male and female patients with acute hip fracture. Participants were previously ambulatory and living in the community...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902696/impact-of-conditional-cash-transfers-on-child-nutritional-outcomes-among-sub-saharan-african-countries-a-systematic-review-protocol
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Desalegn Ararso Garoma, Yosef Gebreyohannes Abraha, Serebe Abay Gebrie, Fasil Mengistu Deribe, Mamuye Hadis Tefera, Sudhakar Morankar
The objective of this review is to assess the impact of conditional cash transfers on child nutritional outcomes among sub-Saharan African countries. More specifically, the objectives are to assess the impact of conditional cash transfers on child anthropometry, micro-nutrient, and improvement in dietary diversity of households.
September 2017: JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902314/validity-of-self-reported-anthropometry-in-adult-mexican-women
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Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo, Elsa Yunes-Díaz, Martin Lajous, Isabelle Romieu, Adriana Monge, Ruy López-Ridaura
Objective: To compare direct and self-reported anthropometry in Mexican women. Materials and methods: Women aged 30-72 years, participating in the Mexican Teachers' Cohort, completed a questionnaire with their anthropometric data in 2006-2008. After eleven months (median time), technicians performed anthropometry in 3756 participants. We calculated correlations and multivariable-adjusted mean differences between direct and self-reported anthropometric measures. Results: Correlations between direct and self-reported anthropometric measures ranged from 0...
May 2017: Salud Pública de México
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28901585/nutritional-support-in-paediatric-crohn-s-disease-outcome-at-12-months
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J Gavin, J J Ashton, N Heather, L V Marino, R M Beattie
AIM: Paediatric Crohn's disease (CD) is associated with growth delay and poor nutritional status. Maintenance enteral nutrition (MEN) supplementation is a potential adjunct to improve growth/prolong remission. METHODS: Newly-diagnosed CD patients were identified. Anthropometry, treatments and outcomes were collected for 12 months following diagnosis. Data are presented as medians. RESULTS: 102 patients were identified (age=13 years, 76% male), 58(57%) completed exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) as induction therapy, 77(75%) entered clinical remission...
September 13, 2017: Acta Paediatrica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28900377/serum-soluble-receptor-of-advanced-glycation-end-products-and-risk-of-metabolic-syndrome-in-egyptian-obese-women
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Moushira Zaki, Sanaa Kamal, Shams Kholousi, Hala T El-Bassyouni, Walaa Yousef, Hanaa Reyad, Ramy Mohamed, Walaa A Basha
Obesity is one of the diagnostic criteria of metabolic syndrome (MS). It is correlated with insulin resistance (IR) and high vascular risk as well. Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and their receptor (RAGE) play an important role in abnormal metabolic components in obese women. This study aimed to explore the serum levels of sRAGE in Egyptian obese women and compare with healthy non-obese controls and investigate the relationship between serum sRAGE, metabolic parameters, and obesity complications. The soluble form of receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE), anthropometry, metabolic and biochemical biomarkers were measured in 100 obese women and 100 age-matched healthy control non-obese women...
2017: EXCLI journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28899639/prevalence-of-double-diabetes-in-youth-onset-diabetes-patients-from-east-delhi-and-neighboring-ncr-region
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B K Mishra, P Shukla, M Aslam, A A Siddiqui, S V Madhu
BACKGROUND: It is being increasingly reported that some of the youth onset diabetes patients cannot be classified clearly as type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) based on usual criteria and the term double diabetes (DD) coined for these cases. AIM: The objective of the study was to find out the prevalence of DD in youth onset diabetes patients from east Delhi and neighboring NCR region. METHODS: A total of 200 patients with youth onset diabetes below 25 years of age were recruited from a tertiary care hospital in East Delhi...
September 9, 2017: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894726/validation-of-a-new-three-dimensional-imaging-system-using-comparative-craniofacial-anthropometry
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Farhad B Naini, Sarah Akram, Julia Kepinska, Umberto Garagiola, Fraser McDonald, David Wertheim
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study is to validate a new three-dimensional craniofacial stereophotogrammetry imaging system (3dMDface) through comparison with manual facial surface anthropometry. The null hypothesis was that there is no difference between craniofacial measurements using anthropometry vs. the 3dMDface system. METHODS: Facial images using the new 3dMDface system were taken from six randomly selected subjects, sitting in natural head position, on six separate occasions each 1 week apart, repeated twice at each sitting...
December 2017: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894644/anthropometric-physical-function-and-general-health-markers-of-masters-athletes-a-cross-sectional-study
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Samantha Fien, Mike Climstein, Clodagh Quilter, Georgina Buckley, Timothy Henwood, Josie Grigg, Justin W L Keogh
Once the general decline in muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance falls below specific thresholds, the middle aged or older adult will be diagnosed as having sarcopenia (a loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength). Sarcopenia contributes to a range of adverse events in older age including disability, hospitalisation, institutionalisation and falls. One potentially relevant but understudied population for sarcopenia researchers would be Masters athletes. Masters sport is becoming more common as it allows athletes (typically 40 years and older) the opportunity to participate in individual and/or team sports against individuals of similar age...
2017: PeerJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28890305/relationships-between-blood-pressure-and-blood-glucose-among-offspring-of-parents-with-type-2-diabetes-prediction-of-incident-dysglycemia-in-a-biracial-cohort
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Chimaroke Edeoga, Ibiye Owei, Krishmita Siwakoti, Nkiru Umekwe, Fatoumatta Ceesay, Jim Wan, Sam Dagogo-Jack
AIMS: We assessed blood pressure (BP) and blood glucose (BG) values in healthy subjects, and examined baseline BP as a predictor of incident prediabetes during follow-up. METHODS: Participants in the Pathobiology of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort (POP-ABC) study underwent screening assessments (anthropometry, BP, OGTT) and were stratified into normal BP (NBP), prehypertension, or hypertension, and normal glucose regulation (NGR), prediabetes (IFG/IGT), or type 2 diabetes (T2D) status...
August 2, 2017: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885564/relationship-between-the-nutritional-status-of-vitamin-a-per-trimester-of-pregnancy-with-maternal-anthropometry-and-anemia-after-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
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Sabrina Cruz, Andréa Matos, Suelem Pereira da Cruz, Silvia Pereira, Carlos Saboya, Andréa Ramalho
The aim of this study was to compare the nutritional status of vitamin A per trimester of pregnancy, as well as to assess its influence on pre-pregnancy BMI, total gestational weight gain (TGWG) and presence of anemia in women who had previously undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). An analytical, longitudinal and retrospective study comprising 30 pregnant women who had previously undergone RYGB was undertaken. In all trimesters of pregnancy, the serum concentrations of retinol, β-carotene, stages of vitamin A deficiency (VAD), night blindness (NB), anemia and anthropometric variables were assessed...
September 8, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881179/correlation-of-bmi-z-scores-with-glucose-and-lipid-profiles-among-overweight-and-obese-children-and-adolescents
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Carlos Alberto Nogueira-de-Almeida, Elza Daniel de Mello
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of abnormalities in plasma lipid and glucose profiles among overweight and obese children and adolescents, and to assess the presence of a correlation between BMI Z-scores and indicators of comorbidities related to both profiles. METHODS: This was a multicenter cross-sectional study conducted at two outpatient clinics. The study included all 417 comers for the first visit from 2008 to 2012, aged between 7 and 18 years, with BMI above the Z-score +1...
September 4, 2017: Jornal de Pediatria
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28876331/clinically-applicable-optical-imaging-technology-for-body-size-and-shape-analysis-comparison-of-systems-differing-in-design
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B Bourgeois, B K Ng, D Latimer, C R Stannard, L Romeo, X Li, J A Shepherd, S B Heymsfield
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Recent advances have extended anthropometry beyond flexible tape measurements to automated three-dimensional optical devices that rapidly acquire hundreds of body surface dimensions. Three new devices were recently introduced that share in common inexpensive optical cameras. The design, and thus potential clinical applicability, of these systems differ substantially leading us to critically evaluate their accuracy and precision. SUBJECTS/METHODS: 113 adult subjects completed evaluations by the three optical devices (KX-16 (16 stationary cameras), Proscanner (1 vertically oscillating camera), and Styku scanner (1 stationary camera)), air displacement plethysmography (ADP), dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and a flexible tape measure...
September 6, 2017: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28874827/pregnancy-associated-plasma-protein-a2-and-anthropometry-lifestyle-and-biochemical-factors-in-a-human-adult-population
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Astrid Steinbrecher, Jürgen Janke, Matthew N Poy, Claus Oxvig, Tobias Pischon
Pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A2 (PAPP-A2), a metalloproteinase purportedly related to pregnancy, foetal growth and development, has recently been described essential for pre-adult growth. Thus, we measured PAPP-A2 in plasma of a non-pregnant population and determined its associations with lifestyle, anthropometric or biochemical factors. In this cross-sectional study of 387 participants (20-70 years) randomly drawn from registration offices near Berlin, Germany, socio-economic and lifestyle factors were assessed by questionnaires, and anthropometric measures and blood samples were taken by trained personnel...
September 5, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28871717/acromegaly-determination-using-discriminant-analysis-of-the-three-dimensional-facial-classification-in-taiwanese
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Ming-Hsu Wang, Jen-Der Lin, Chen-Nen Chang, Wen-Ko Chiou
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the size, angles and positional characteristics of facial anthropometry between "acromegalic" patients and control subjects. We also identify possible facial soft tissue measurements for generating discriminant functions toward acromegaly determination in males and females for acromegaly early self-awareness. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study. Subjects participating in this study included 70 patients diagnosed with acromegaly (35 females and 35 males) and 140 gender-matched control individuals...
August 5, 2017: Neuro Endocrinology Letters
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