Steve B Heymsfield

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Resting metabolic rate was measured in a group of 22 women of normal body weight with bulimia nervosa and in 19 age-, sex-, and weight-matched control subjects. Mean resting metabolic rate of patients was significantly lower than that of controls (5162 +/- 928 vs 5636 +/- 449 kJ/24 h [1229 +/- 221 vs 1342 +/- 107 kcal/24 h]), as was mean fasting blood(More)
This study aimed to develop a quantitative and in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) approach to investigate the muscle growth effects of anabolic steroids. A protocol of MRI acquisition on a standard clinical 1.5 T scanner and quantitative image analysis was established and employed to measure the individual muscle and organ volumes in the intact and(More)
Massively obese males often show symptoms of hypogonadism, but the mechanism for this is unclear. Increased endogenous opioid inhibition of the hypothalamic GnRH pulse generator resulting in insufficient stimulation of the pituitary gonadotroph has been proposed as a possible mechanism. If this hypothesis is correct, obese males should be more sensitive to(More)
—Ketones may bypass the defect in complex I activity implicated in Parkinson disease (PD). Five of seven volunteers with PD were able to prepare a " hyperketogenic " diet at home and adhere to it for 28 days. Substituting unsaturated for saturated fats appeared to prevent cholesterol increases in four volunteers. Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale(More)
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