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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-02-07T18:30:45-0500
MicroPort Orthopedics (MPO) is conducting this study to investigate the primary stability of its PROFEMUR® Preserve Femoral Components using radiostereometric analysis (RSA). RSA allows p...
Central obesity, present in the metabolic syndrome (MS), is associated with increased risk of insulin resistance (RI). The aim of the project is to evaluate the protective effect of compre...
Depressive and anxiety disorders (termed as 'Common Mental Disorders') affect as many as one in four persons attending primary care; most patients do not receive effective treatments. Alth...
Background: Youth from low-income and minority families are disproportionately affected by obesity and its complications. This study presented pilot work to develop and implement a multi-c...
This study is looking at the feasibility and efficacy of using SIMmersion's PeopleSim technology to train providers through role playing simulations to effectively conduct discussions with...
Obesity is highly prevalent in children under the age of 5 years, although its identification in infants under 2 years remains difficult. Several clinical prediction models have been developed for obe...
Obesity takes a substantial toll on society as a whole. Obesity and its health-related complications contribute significantly to healthcare costs and negatively affects almost every aspect of human li...
Obesity in children and adolescents is a worldwide dramatic health problem, for which treatment is mostly unsuccessful. Therefore, prevention is the most important measure to tackle this problem. The ...
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Community-based obesity prevention efforts are dependent on the strength and function of collaborative networks across multiple community members and organizations. There is little empirical work on u...
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.