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Synonyms for adiposity

having the property of containing fat

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The following abstract of the Life Extension-Funded study that received widespread media attention is reprinted below: Measuring Adiposity in Patients: The Utility of Body Mass Index (BMI), Percent Body Fat, and Leptin Nirav R.
The epidemiologic study in girls will investigate the association of diet, adiposity, environmental factors, and psychosocial influences with the particular type of pubertal maturation (adrenache or thelarche).
Indeed, it is likely that differences in degree of fitness are as powerful as variations in adiposity in modulation of insulin action (2).
Studies of central adiposity and fertility in whites have been inconclusive, with some suggesting that adiposity may interfere with estrogen metabolism, increase insulin resistance, and change the quality and pH of cervical mucus, said Dr.
Additionally, fit women with high values (based on standard clinical measures) for BMI, body fat percentage, waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio had no greater risk of death than their fit counterparts with normal adiposity values.
Central adiposity was assessed based on the waist-to-hip ratio.
According to the criteria supported by the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III, therefore, 29% of the men and 40% of the women in the survey had abdominal adiposity.
Generally, CSF concentrations correlate with serum concentrations, but the steep increase in serum leptin seen with increasing adiposity is muted in CSF.
The results of this study have confirmed the hypothesis and show that the percentage of dietary fat is significantly linked to an increase in abdominal adiposity and that this relation is also independent of the levels of physical exercise adolescents do.
Many of us also have delivered babies with significant adiposity, sometimes perilously low blood glucose, shoulder dystocia, nerve injuries, and other complications that typically occur as a consequence of fetal overgrowth.
In an oral presentation, Isis reported that antisense reduction of fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 (FGFR4) lowered adiposity and improved insulin sensitivity in mice, indicating that FGFR4 plays a role in the regulation of energy expenditure and adiposity.
They cited changes in expression patterns of genes regulating weight and adiposity as a possible mechanism.
SAN DIEGO -- The increased risk of Alzheimer's disease may be more closely related to midlife distribution of adiposity rather than to being overweight or obese, according to the results of a large-scale study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology.
Furthermore, we need to know the mechanisms linking maternal adiposity to adverse offspring and next generation outcomes in order to develop preventive interventions.
2005), which may lead to disproportionate subcutaneous adiposity for a given body mass index (BMI) (Snijder et al.