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Antipsychotic-induced weight gain: a comprehensive research synthesis.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to estimate and compare the effects of antipsychotics-both the newer ones and the conventional ones-on body weight. METHOD A comprehensive literature searchExpand
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Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index.
BACKGROUND Although international interest in classifying subject health status according to adiposity is increasing, no accepted published ranges of percentage body fat currently exist. EmpiricallyExpand
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Improved survival with an implanted defibrillator in patients with coronary disease at high risk for ventricular arrhythmia. Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial Investigators.
BACKGROUND Unsustained ventricular tachycardia in patients with previous myocardial infarction and left ventricular dysfunction is associated with a two-year mortality rate of about 30 percent. WeExpand
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Total-body skeletal muscle mass: development and cross-validation of anthropometric prediction models.
BACKGROUND Skeletal muscle (SM) is a large body compartment of biological importance, but it remains difficult to quantify SM with affordable and practical methods that can be applied in clinical andExpand
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Waist circumference and obesity-associated risk factors among whites in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: clinical action thresholds.
BACKGROUND Waist circumference (WC) is strongly linked to obesity-associated risks. However, currently proposed WC risk thresholds are not based on associations with obesity-related risk factors butExpand
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What is the best measure of adiposity change in growing children: BMI, BMI %, BMI z-score or BMI centile?
T J Cole1, M S Faith2, A Pietrobelli3,4 and M Heo5 Correction to: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2005) 59, 419–425. doi:10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602090 Following publication of the above paper, theExpand
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Weight criticism during physical activity, coping skills, and reported physical activity in children.
OBJECTIVE National health guidelines advocate increased physical activity in children and adolescents, but specific goals are not being achieved. Data are needed on variables that influenceExpand
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The distribution of body mass index among individuals with and without schizophrenia.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate and compare the distributions of body mass index (BMI: kg/m2) among individuals with and without schizophrenia, and, thereby, place the weightExpand
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Effects of contingent television on physical activity and television viewing in obese children.
OBJECTIVE Elevated television (TV) viewing and physical inactivity promote obesity in children. Thus, changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior seem critical to treating childhood obesity.Expand
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Executive Dysfunction and the Course of Geriatric Depression
BACKGROUND Executive dysfunction is common in geriatric depression and persists after improvement of depressive symptoms. This study examined the relationship of executive impairment to the course ofExpand
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