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Forsenic pathology

Emma Forsén Mantilla, Johanna Levallius, Elin Monell, Andreas Birgegård
When the primary goal of exercise is to compensate for food intake and to alter body shape and weight, it is considered compulsive and may be harmful. Compulsive exercise (CE) is important in the pathogenesis of eating disorders (EDs). Many healthy adolescents engage in CE too, and this may indicate a risk for EDs. Our aim was to learn more about ED risk factors tied to CE and to try to isolate questions to ask in order to probe for high ED risk in adolescents engaging in CE. Using two well-established instruments (the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior and the Eating Disorders Examination Questionnaire), we studied associations between ED variables and CE in healthy adolescent boys and girls...
April 19, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Eleonora Porcu, Marco Medici, Giorgio Pistis, Claudia B Volpato, Scott G Wilson, Anne R Cappola, Steffan D Bos, Joris Deelen, Martin den Heijer, Rachel M Freathy, Jari Lahti, Chunyu Liu, Lorna M Lopez, Ilja M Nolte, Jeffrey R O'Connell, Toshiko Tanaka, Stella Trompet, Alice Arnold, Stefania Bandinelli, Marian Beekman, Stefan Böhringer, Suzanne J Brown, Brendan M Buckley, Clara Camaschella, Anton J M de Craen, Gail Davies, Marieke C H de Visser, Ian Ford, Tom Forsen, Timothy M Frayling, Laura Fugazzola, Martin Gögele, Andrew T Hattersley, Ad R Hermus, Albert Hofman, Jeanine J Houwing-Duistermaat, Richard A Jensen, Eero Kajantie, Margreet Kloppenburg, Ee M Lim, Corrado Masciullo, Stefano Mariotti, Cosetta Minelli, Braxton D Mitchell, Ramaiah Nagaraja, Romana T Netea-Maier, Aarno Palotie, Luca Persani, Maria G Piras, Bruce M Psaty, Katri Räikkönen, J Brent Richards, Fernando Rivadeneira, Cinzia Sala, Mona M Sabra, Naveed Sattar, Beverley M Shields, Nicole Soranzo, John M Starr, David J Stott, Fred C G J Sweep, Gianluca Usala, Melanie M van der Klauw, Diana van Heemst, Alies van Mullem, Sita H Vermeulen, W Edward Visser, John P Walsh, Rudi G J Westendorp, Elisabeth Widen, Guangju Zhai, Francesco Cucca, Ian J Deary, Johan G Eriksson, Luigi Ferrucci, Caroline S Fox, J Wouter Jukema, Lambertus A Kiemeney, Peter P Pramstaller, David Schlessinger, Alan R Shuldiner, Eline P Slagboom, André G Uitterlinden, Bijay Vaidya, Theo J Visser, Bruce H R Wolffenbuttel, Ingrid Meulenbelt, Jerome I Rotter, Tim D Spector, Andrew A Hicks, Daniela Toniolo, Serena Sanna, Robin P Peeters, Silvia Naitza
Thyroid hormone is essential for normal metabolism and development, and overt abnormalities in thyroid function lead to common endocrine disorders affecting approximately 10% of individuals over their life span. In addition, even mild alterations in thyroid function are associated with weight changes, atrial fibrillation, osteoporosis, and psychiatric disorders. To identify novel variants underlying thyroid function, we performed a large meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for serum levels of the highly heritable thyroid function markers TSH and FT4, in up to 26,420 and 17,520 euthyroid subjects, respectively...
2013: PLoS Genetics
Brian W Herrmann, James C Chung, John F Eisenbeis, James W Forsen
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to review the presentation and management of children admitted for intracranial complications arising from frontal rhinosinusitis. We performed a retrospective case series review at two academic tertiary care children's hospitals. METHODS: This study consisted of children < 18 years old who presented with intracranial complications from frontal rhinosinusitis between January 1, 1990 and December 31, 2002. Relevant literature was reviewed with the assistance of Medline...
May 2006: American Journal of Rhinology
Hilkka Ylihärsilä, Johan G Eriksson, Tom Forsén, Eero Kajantie, Clive Osmond, David J P Barker
It has been suggested that essential hypertension is determined by 2 separate mechanisms: a growth-promoting process in childhood and a self-perpetuating mechanism in adult life. We report a clinical study of 500 people taken from a cohort of 7086 men and women who were born in Helsinki from 1924 to 1933, and whose body size at birth was recorded. As expected, blood pressure levels were inversely related to birthweight and birth length. These associations, however, were confined to the 213 people who had previously been diagnosed as having hypertension...
March 2003: Hypertension
D J P Barker, J G Eriksson, T Forsén, C Osmond
BACKGROUND: Low birthweight has been consistently shown to be associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) and its biological risk factors. The effects of low birthweight are increased by slow infant growth and rapid weight gain in childhood. To quantify the importance of developmental processes in the genesis of CHD it is necessary to establish the impact of fetal, infant and childhood growth on major pathological events in later life-death, hospital treatment and the need for medication...
December 2002: International Journal of Epidemiology
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