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Obesity is heritable and predisposes to many diseases. To understand the genetic basis of obesity better, here we conduct a… Expand IMPORTANCE
Estimates of the relative mortality risks associated with normal weight, overweight, and obesity may help to inform… Expand The international (International Obesity Task Force; IOTF) body mass index (BMI) cut‐offs are widely used to assess the… Expand Common variants at only two loci, FTO and MC4R, have been reproducibly associated with body mass index (BMI) in humans. To… Expand Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors… Expand BACKGROUND
The addition of waist circumference (WC) to body mass index (BMI; in kg/m(2)) predicts a greater variance in health… Expand BACKGROUND
Although international interest in classifying subject health status according to adiposity is increasing, no accepted… Expand OBJECTIVE: To study the relationship between percent body fat and body mass index (BMI) in different ethnic groups and to… Expand This study tested the hypothesis that body mass index (BMI) is representative of body fatness independent of age, sex, and… Expand Reference curves for stature and weight in British children have been available for the past 30 years, and have recently been… Expand