Genomes and Genes
body weights and measures
Summary: Measurements of the height, weight, length, area, etc., of the human and animal body or its parts.
Publications233 found, 100 shown here
- Psychosocial and behavioral predictors of inflammation in middle-aged and older adults: the Chicago health, aging, and social relations studyThomas W McDade
Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1810 Hinman Avenue, Evanston, Illinois 60208 1310, USA
Psychosom Med 68:376-81. 2006..We investigated the contribution of behavioral and psychosocial factors to variation in CRP concentrations in a population-based sample of middle-aged and older adults...
- Abdominal obesity and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal diseaseMaurizio Postorino
Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Unit and CNR IBIM Clinical Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Reggio Calabria, Italy
J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1265-72. 2009..The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive value for all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) death of anthropometric measurements of abdominal obesity in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
- Detection of QTL affecting harvest traits in a commercial Atlantic salmon populationR D Houston
Division of Genetics and Genomics, The Roslin Institute and Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian EH25 9PS, UK
Anim Genet 40:753-5. 2009..In total, 11 of the 29 linkage groups examined showed at least suggestive evidence for a QTL. These data suggest that major loci affecting economically important harvest characteristics are segregating in commercial salmon populations...
- References of anthropometric indices of central obesity and metabolic syndrome in Jordanian men and womenAreej Zaal Al-Odat
Department of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Diabetes Metab Syndr 6:15-21. 2012....
- Evolution of bite force in Darwin's finches: a key role for head widthA Herrel
Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Antwerpen, Belgium
J Evol Biol 18:669-75. 2005..We suggest that head width is functionally relevant and may be a previously unrecognized locus of natural selection in these birds, because of its close relationship to bite force capacity...
- Lifestyle and overweight among Japanese adolescents: the Toyama Birth Cohort StudyYingchun Sun
Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Science for Research, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
J Epidemiol 19:303-10. 2009..To investigate the effects of lifestyle factors on overweight among Japanese adolescents...
- The dimensionality of genetic variation for wing shape in Drosophila melanogasterJason G Mezey
Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 1100, USA
Evolution 59:1027-38. 2005..We discuss the importance of this result for resolving the relative roles of selection and drift processes versus constraints in the evolution of wing shape in Drosophila...
- Divergent selection as revealed by P(ST) and QTL-based F(ST) in three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) populations along a coastal-inland gradientJoost A M Raeymaekers
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Ch Deberiotstraat, 32, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Mol Ecol 16:891-905. 2007..No genetic confirmation was obtained for divergent selection on dorsal spine length, as no outlier F(ST)s were detected at dorsal spine QTL, and no significant correlations with P(ST) were observed...
- Sagittal abdominal diameter is associated with insulin sensitivity in Chinese hypertensive patients and their siblingsC M Hwu
Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
J Hum Hypertens 17:193-8. 2003..BMI, however, seems to have better association with insulin sensitivity than SAD and WC in the patients with hypertension...
- Nutritional vulnerability in Mbyá-Guaraní adolescents and adults from Misiones, ArgentinaMaría L Zonta
Centro de Estudios Parasitológicos y de Vectores CEPAVE, UNLP CCT CONICET La Plata, Argentina
Am J Hum Biol 23:592-600. 2011..The aim of this study was to evaluate the nutritional status and body composition in Mbyá-Guaraní adolescents and adults from three communities in the Province of Misiones, in northern Argentina...
- Comparison of anthropometric indices in predicting metabolic syndrome components in childrenMehmet Agirbasli
Department of Cardiology, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:453-9. 2011..In this study, we compared the association of anthropometric indices with metabolic syndrome risk criteria in 9-year-old children...
- Wing beat kinematics of a nectar-feeding bat, Glossophaga soricina, flying at different flight speeds and Strouhal numbersUlla M Lindhe Norberg
Department of Zoology, Goteborg University, Box 463, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
J Exp Biol 209:3887-97. 2006..Only at these speeds do the bats perform the backward flick during the upstroke, which may produce thrust. This may serve as a compensation in some bats and birds to increase aerodynamic performance...
- Comparison of central corneal thickness measurements by rotating Scheimpflug camera, ultrasonic pachymetry, and scanning-slit corneal topographyShiro Amano
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Ophthalmology 113:937-41. 2006..To compare central corneal thickness measurements and their reproducibility when taken by a rotating Scheimpflug camera, ultrasonic pachymetry, and scanning-slit corneal topography/pachymetry...
- Patellar height measurement in trochlear dysplasiaA J Barnett
Department of Orthopaedics, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS28HW, UK
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:1412-5. 2009..96) and a moderate correlation between IS and CD and IS and BP ratios (0.594 and 0.539, respectively). We propose the PTI as a more clinically relevant measure than the IS, CD and BP ratios...
- Association between nucleotide variation in Egfr and wing shape in Drosophila melanogasterArnar Palsson
Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
Genetics 167:1187-98. 2004..However, these features severely limit the ability of linkage disequilibrium mapping in Drosophila to resolve quantitative effects to single nucleotides...
- Effect of corneal thickness on the agreement between ultrasound and Orbscan II pachymetryHassan Hashemi
Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1694-700. 2007..To study the agreement between ultrasound (US) and Orbscan II (Bausch & Lomb) measurements with different ranges of central thickness in normal corneas...
- Central corneal thickness measurement with Pentacam, Orbscan II, and ultrasound devices before and after laser refractive surgery for myopiaHassan Hashemi
Farabi Eye Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
J Cataract Refract Surg 33:1701-7. 2007....
- Does breastfeeding protect against childhood overweight? Hong Kong's 'Children of 1997' birth cohortMan Ki Kwok
Department of Community Medicine and School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Int J Epidemiol 39:297-305. 2010....
- Spatial partitioning and asymmetric hybridization among sympatric coastal steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus), coastal cutthroat trout (O. clarki clarki) and interspecific hybridsCarl O Ostberg
US Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Western Fisheries Research Center, 6505 North East 65th Street, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
Mol Ecol 13:2773-88. 2004....
- Validity and repeatability of anterior chamber depth measurements with Pentacam and OrbscanBirgit Lackner
Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Optom Vis Sci 82:858-61. 2005....
- Agreement among 3 methods to measure corneal thickness: ultrasound pachymetry, Orbscan II, and Visante anterior segment optical coherence tomographyEmmy Y M Li
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Ophthalmology 114:1842-7. 2007..To assess the agreement of central and paracentral corneal thickness measurements between ultrasound pachymetry (USP), Orbscan II, and Visante anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT)...
- Measures of adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factorsAndy Menke
Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:785-95. 2007..To determine which of five measures of adiposity maintains the strongest association with cardiovascular disease risk factors...
- Convergence and the multidimensional nicheLuke J Harmon
Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
Evolution 59:409-21. 2005..This suggests that the habitat specialist niches into which these anoles have evolved are multidimensional, involving several distinct and independent aspects of morphology...
- Parallel evolution in ecological and reproductive traits to produce cryptic damselfly species across the holarcticRobby Stoks
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Evolution 59:1976-88. 2005..This concurrent parallel evolution in both stages of a complex life cycle, especially when both stages do not share the same selective environment, may be a very unusual mechanism generating cryptic species...
- Molecular, morphological and behavioural data reveal the presence of a cryptic species in the widely studied Drosophila serrata species complexM Schiffer
Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
J Evol Biol 17:430-42. 2004..serrata, and may also help to clarify some ambiguities evident in early evolutionary literature on reproductive incompatibility within the D. serrata species complex...
- Swift laboratory thermal evolution of wing shape (but not size) in Drosophila subobscura and its relationship with chromosomal inversion polymorphismM Santos
Grup de Biologia Evolutiva GBE, Departament de Genetica i de Microbiologia, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
J Evol Biol 17:841-55. 2004..These findings cast strong doubts on the supposed 'unpredictability' of the geographical cline for wing traits in D. subobscura North American colonizing populations...
- Complex growth rate evolution in a latitudinally widespread speciesM Julian Caley
Australian Institute of Marine Science, PMB 3, Townsville MC, Queensland 4810, Australia
Evolution 58:862-9. 2004..Indeed, such local adaptation may provide a selective advantage in the evolution of viviparity...
- Kinematics of cranial ontogeny: heterotopy, heterochrony, and geometric morphometric analysis of growth modelsChristoph Peter Eduard Zollikofer
Anthropological Institute, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 302:322-40. 2004....
- Rapid evolution of muscle fibre number in post-glacial populations of Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinusIan A Johnston
Gatty Marine Laboratory, School of Biology, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8LB, Scotland, UK
J Exp Biol 207:4343-60. 2004..The predictions of the optimal fibre size hypothesis and its consequences for the adaptive evolution of muscle architecture in fishes are briefly discussed...
- Evolutionary responses to environmental heterogeneity in central american echinoid larvae: plastic versus constant phenotypesJustin S McAlister
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Evolution 62:1358-72. 2008..The evolution of plasticity may be limited by the timing of reproduction or by egg size in this system...
- Barriers to sympatry between avian sibling species (Paridae: Baeolophus) in local secondary contactCarla Cicero
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3160, USA
Evolution 58:1573-87. 2004....
- Constraints on the morphological evolution of marsupial shoulder girdlesKaren E Sears
Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Evolution 58:2353-70. 2004....
- From micro- to macroevolution through quantitative genetic variation: positive evidence from field cricketsMattieu Bégin
Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B1, Canada
Evolution 58:2287-304. 2004..Alternative explanations are discussed...
- Seasonal sexual segregation in two Thalassarche albatross species: competitive exclusion, reproductive role specialization or foraging niche divergence?R A Phillips
British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ET, UK
Proc Biol Sci 271:1283-91. 2004..Such sexual segregation may also have implications for conservation in relation to sex-specific overlap with commercial fisheries...
- The ever-increasing diversity in mouse lemurs: three new species in north and northwestern MadagascarGillian Olivieri
Institute of Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bunteweg 17, 30559 Hannover, Germany
Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:309-27. 2007..Elements of both biogeographic models are combined in a new hypothesis that aims to explain the speciation process leading to the present distribution of mouse lemurs in Madagascar...
- Adaptive radiation in African weakly electric fish (Teleostei: Mormyridae: Campylomormyrus): a combined molecular and morphological approachP G D Feulner
Unit of Evolutionary Biology Systematic Zoology, Institute of Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
J Evol Biol 20:403-14. 2007..This finding suggests that the radiation of this speciose genus might have been driven by adaptation to different food sources...
- Ecological and morphological differentiation among cryptic evolutionary lineages in freshwater limpets of the nominal form-group Ancylus fluviatilis (O.F. Müller, 1774)Markus Pfenninger
Abteilung Okologie und Evolution, Zoologisches Institut der J W Goethe Universitat, Bio Campus Siesmayerstrasse, D 60054 Frankfurt Main, Germany
Mol Ecol 12:2731-45. 2003..In addition, the joint analysis suggests that ecological speciation is probable to explain current patterns...
- The tube feet of sea urchins and sea stars contain functionally different mutable collagenous tissuesRomana Santos
Académie Universitaire Wallonie Bruxelles, Universite de Mons Hainaut, Laboratoire de Biologie Marine, 6 Avenue du Champ de Mars, 7000 Mons, Belgium
J Exp Biol 208:2277-88. 2005....
- Simultaneous measurement of metabolic and acoustic power and the efficiency of sound production in two mole cricket species (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)Kenneth N Prestwich
Department of Biology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
J Exp Biol 208:1495-512. 2005..vicinus has a nearly threefold higher wing stroke rate...
- Heightened condition dependence is not a general feature of male eyespan in stalk-eyed flies (Diptera: Diopsidae)S Cotton
The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, UK
J Evol Biol 17:1310-6. 2004..These results are consistent with handicap theory and Fisher's view of how sexual selection is initiated...
- Occurrence of two types of Hynobius naevius in Northern Kyushu, Japan (Amphibia: Urodela)Atsushi Tominaga
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Zoolog Sci 20:1467-76. 2003..From these results, we consider that two evolutionary lineages that first evolved allopatrically in western Honshu and southern Kyushu secondarily contacted and became sympatric in the region of northern Kyushu...
- Does gene flow constrain adaptive divergence or vice versa? A test using ecomorphology and sexual isolation in Timema cristinae walking-sticksP Nosil
Department of Biosciences, Behavioral Ecology Research Group, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
Evolution 58:102-12. 2004..Our findings illustrate how data on mating preferences can help determine the causal associations between trait divergence and levels of gene flow...
- Testing the hindlimb-strength hypothesis: non-aerial locomotion by Chiroptera is not constrained by the dimensions of the femur or tibiaDaniel K Riskin
Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Exp Biol 208:1309-19. 2005....
- Cranial movements during suction feeding in teleost fishes: Are they modified to enhance suction production?Alice C Gibb
Department of Biology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Zoology (Jena) 108:141-53. 2005..We suggest that suction performance may be greatest in such obligate benthic feeders because cranial morphology is highly modified and prey are captured from the substrate...
- Does hippocampal size correlate with the degree of caching specialization?Jeffrey R Lucas
Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Proc Biol Sci 271:2423-9. 2004..Controlling for the continent effect makes the hoarding capacity/hippocampal formation correlation clearly significant in both families. We discuss possible reasons for the continent effect...
- Virulence, multiple infections and regulation of symbiotic population in the Wolbachia-Asobara tabida symbiosisLaurence Mouton
Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive UMR CNRS 5558, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Genetics 168:181-9. 2004....
- Effect of gender, age and anthropometric variables on plantar fascia thickness at different locations in asymptomatic subjectsJavier Pascual Huerta
Department of Podiatry, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
Eur J Radiol 62:449-53. 2007..The study was aimed to investigate plantar fascia thickness at different locations in healthy asymptomatic subjects and its relationship to the following variables: weight, height, sex and age...
- Some trends in the somatic development of children and adolescents under iodine-deficiency: materials from the Saratov regionElena Z Godina
Institute and Museum of Anthropology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:313-9. 2005..42). In Balakovo and Saratov, the corresponding figures are identical: 13 years 2 months (13.17). Secular changes in Khvalynsk and Saratov children are discussed as compared to the literature...
- Developmental variability during early embryonic development of zebra fish, Danio rerioIngo Irmler
Department of Biology II, University of Munich LMU, D 82152 Planegg Martinsried, Germany
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 302:446-57. 2004..We suggest that internal constraints determine the patterns of variability during early embryonic development of zebra fish...
- Performance capacity, fighting tactics and the evolution of life-stage male morphs in the green anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis)Simon P Lailvaux
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 310 Dinwiddie Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Proc Biol Sci 271:2501-8. 2004..Our findings imply that one may not be able to predict male fighting success (and hence potential mating success) by examining aspects of male 'quality' at only one life stage...
- The effects of intense wing molt on diving in alcids and potential influences on the evolution of molt patternsEli S Bridge
University of Minnesota Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, 100 Ecology Building, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
J Exp Biol 207:3003-14. 2004..These negative effects on diving may explain why primary and secondary molts were offset in the birds I studied such that the period during which all of the flight feathers are effectively missing is minimized...
- Predator-driven phenotypic diversification in Gambusia affinisR Brian Langerhans
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843 2258, USA
Evolution 58:2305-18. 2004....
- Gender and spatial patterns in metal concentrations in brown anoles (Anolis sagrei) in southern Florida, USAJoanna Burger
Division of Life Sciences, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 8082, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 23:712-8. 2004..This is the first study that examines concentrations of metals in lizards in the United States, and suggests that nonnative lizards may be useful in toxicological studies...
- Heterochronic developmental shift caused by thyroid hormone in larval sand dollars and its implications for phenotypic plasticity and the evolution of nonfeeding developmentAndreas Heyland
University of Florida, Department of Zoology, Box 118525, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Evolution 58:524-38. 2004..Mounting evidence on the effects of thyroid hormones in echinoderm development suggests life-history models need to incorporate metamorphic hormone effects and the evolution of metamorphic hormone production...
- Externally measured condition versus internal organ mass in the caecilian Gegeneophis ramaswamii (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae)G John Measey
Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
Zoolog Sci 22:445-52. 2005..However, its utility in helping to differentiate between ontogenic classes may be of immediate use...
- Evolutionary ecology of egg size and number in a seed beetle: genetic trade-off differs between environmentsMary Ellen Czesak
Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40546 0091, USA
Evolution 57:1121-32. 2003..floridum seeds. On A. greggii seeds, the evolution of egg size and traits linked to reproductive effort (such as female body mass) are not independent from each other as commonly assumed in life-history theory...
- Sex-biased maternal investment in voles: importance of environmental conditionsEsa Koskela
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, PO Box 35, FIN 40014, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Proc Biol Sci 271:1385-91. 2004..Although the adaptiveness of variation in mammalian sex ratios is still questionable, our study indicates that mothers in good condition bias their investment towards male offspring, but only when environmental conditions are favourable...
- Growth and development of Argulus coregoni (Crustacea: Branchiura) on salmonid and cyprinid hostsA Pasternak
Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, 36 Nakhimovskii Prospekt, Moscow 117997, Russia
Dis Aquat Organ 58:203-7. 2004..mykiss. The potential of A. coregoni to complete its life cycle on cyprinids could have important ecological consequences, creating an infection reservoir when the main salmonid hosts are rare or temporarily missing...
- Why do multiple traits determine mating success? Differential use in female choice and male competition in a water boatmanUlrika Candolin
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, PO Box 65, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Proc Biol Sci 272:47-52. 2005....
- Central corneal thickness: congenital cataracts and aphakiaKelly W Muir
Duke University Eye Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 144:502-6. 2007..To evaluate central corneal thickness (CCT) in normal children (controls) and in those with cataracts, pseudophakia, and aphakia...
- Anterior chamber width measurement by high-speed optical coherence tomographyJason A Goldsmith
Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Ophthalmology 112:238-44. 2005..To measure anterior chamber (AC) width and other dimensions relevant to the sizing of phakic intraocular lenses (IOLs) with a high-speed optical coherence tomography (OCT) system...
- Intra-observer and inter-observer reliability and reproducibility of slit-lamp-adapted optical coherence tomography for evaluation of anterior chamber depth and central corneal thicknessShlomit F Sandler
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:299-303. 2008....
- Comparison of central corneal thickness measurements with a new optical device and a standard ultrasonic pachymeterGabor Nemeth
Department of Ophthalmology, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
J Cataract Refract Surg 32:460-3. 2006..To compare central corneal thickness (CCT) values obtained with ultrasonic pachymetry and a new optical method using partial coherence interferometry (PCI)...
- Corneal pachymetry in normal and keratoconic eyes: Orbscan II versus ultrasoundD Gherghel
Department of Ophthalmology, Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom
J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1272-7. 2004..To compare corneal thickness measurements using Orbscan II (OII) and ultrasonic (US) pachymetry in normal and in keratoconic eyes...
- Craniofacial variability and modularity in macaques and miceBenedikt Hallgrimsson
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy and the Joint Injury and Arthritis Research Group, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 302:207-25. 2004..We discuss the implications of these results for the study of evolutionary developmental biology of primates and outline a research strategy for integrating mouse genomics and developmental biology into this emerging field...
- Modularity and integration in the hominoid scapulaNathan Young
Harvard University, Department of Anthropology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 302:226-40. 2004..Larger sample sizes with greater taxonomic/functional breadth, and finer scale analyses of patterns of correlation are needed to test these hypotheses further...
- Ontogeny of limb mass distribution in infant baboons (Papio cynocephalus)David A Raichlen
Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
J Hum Evol 49:452-67. 2005..These results suggest that functional demands placed on the limbs during ontogeny have a strong impact on the development of limb mass distribution patterns...
- Hominins do not share a common postnatal facial ontogenetic shape trajectoryS N Cobb
Hull York Medical School, The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, Hull, United Kingdom, HU6 7RX
J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 302:302-21. 2004..However, sampling experiments indicate that the small sample size of available specimens of A. africanus does not permit any conclusions to be drawn regarding comparative shape ontogeny of the face...
- Cranial evolution in sakis (Pithecia, Platyrrhini). II: Evolutionary processes and morphological integrationG Marroig
Departamento de Biologia Celular e Genetica, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
J Evol Biol 17:144-55. 2004..Perhaps this is also an indication that morphological evolution in sakis was mostly neutral...
- Hind limb proportions and kinematics: are small primates different from other small mammals?Manuela Schmidt
Institut fur Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie, Friedrich Schiller Universitat Jena, Erbertstrasse 1, D 07743 Jena, Germany
J Exp Biol 208:3367-83. 2005..Typical members of those phylogenetic groups are traditionally used in comparison with typical primates, and therefore the ;uniqueness' of primate locomotor characteristics is often overrated...
- Morphological disparity as a biodiversity metric in lower bathyal and abyssal gastropod assemblagesCraig R McClain
Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, Massachusetts 02125, USA
Evolution 58:338-48. 2004..The lower bathyal fauna contains a fairly equable mix of species abundances, trophic modes, and shell types. The abyssal group is numerically dominated by species that are deposit feeders with compact unsculptured shells...
- Influence of environmental conditions on the expression of the sexual dispersal phenotype in a lower termite: implications for the evolution of workers in termitesJudith Korb
Biology I, University of Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg, Germany
Evol Dev 6:342-52. 2004..Compared with social Hymenoptera, the mechanisms involved in caste polyphenism in termites differed considerably, which demands more differentiated discussions about social insects caste polyphenism...
- Description and behavioural biology of two Ufens species (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), egg parasitoids of Homalodisca species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in southern CaliforniaA K Al-Wahaibi
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Bull Entomol Res 95:275-88. 2005..principalis males. By contrast, fights among U. principalis males involved more individuals and lasted longer than corresponding fights between U. ceratus males...
- Testing alternative mechanisms of evolutionary divergence in an African rain forest passerine birdT B Smith
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1496, USA
J Evol Biol 18:257-68. 2005....
- Morphological and ITS1, 5.8S, and partial ITS2 ribosomal DNA sequence distinctions between two species Platygyra (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) from Hong Kong [corrected]Katherine Lam
The Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong, Cape d Aguilar Road, Shek O, Hong Kong
Mar Biotechnol (NY) 5:555-67. 2003..147% for P. sinensis and 0.469 +/- 0.364% for P. pini), indicating that this marker of ITS1, 5.8S, and ITS2 contains substantially high levels of inherent diversity and is useful in resolving the problematic taxonomy of Platygyra...
- The social parasite wasp Polistes atrimandibularis does not form host racesD Fanelli
Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Universita di Firenze, Italy
J Evol Biol 18:1362-7. 2005..Traits that may help P. atrimandibularis infiltrate multiple species may include its nonaggressive usurpation tactics and its ability to acquire host cuticular hydrocarbon recognition labels...
- Genetic and phenotypic parameters for conformation and yield traits in three Swiss dairy cattle breedsY de Haas
Statistical Animal Genetics Group, Institute of Animal Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
J Anim Breed Genet 124:12-9. 2007..Results indicate that conformation traits generally can be used as predictors for various purposes in dairy cattle breeding, but may require specific adaptation for each breed...
- Conservation and divergence of the genetic structure of larval foraging behaviour in two species of the Drosophila simulans cladeRaul Godoy-Herrera
Programa de Genética Humana, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Independencia 1027, Casilla 70061, Santiago 7, Chile
Heredity (Edinb) 92:14-9. 2004....
- Correlation of fat distribution in whole body MRI with generally used anthropometric dataBurkhard Ludescher
Section on Experimental Radiology, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
Invest Radiol 44:712-9. 2009..Aim of this study was to compare the whole body fat distribution, and the volume of different adipose tissue compartments respectively, with anthropometric data...
- Birth weight, abdominal obesity and the risk of lower urinary tract symptoms in a population based study of Swedish menBrett A Laven
Section of Urology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Urol 179:1891-5; discussion 1895-6. 2008..Results of obesity and lower urinary tract symptoms studies are conflicting, and low birth weight and lower urinary tract symptoms relationships have not been investigated...
- Dual energy X-Ray absorptiometry body composition reference values from NHANESThomas L Kelly
Hologic, Inc, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e7038. 2009....
- Repeatability of feed efficiency, carcass ultrasound, feeding behavior, and blood metabolic variables in finishing heifers divergently selected for residual feed intakeA K Kelly
School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
J Anim Sci 88:3214-25. 2010..001) were obtained for feeding behavior traits between the yearling and finishing phases. We conclude that RFI and feeding behavior are repeatable traits and that some plasma analytes may be potential indicators of RFI in beef cattle...
- Do high-altitude natives have enhanced exercise performance at altitude?Tom D Brutsaert
Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY 12222, USA
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:582-92. 2008..At the metabolic level, a few studies suggest differences in lactate production/removal and (or) lactate buffering capacity, but more work is needed in this area...
- Body size at birth and same-sex marriage in young adulthoodMorten Frisch
Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, 2300, Copenhagen S, Denmark
Arch Sex Behav 39:117-23. 2010..Novel findings of smaller average body measures at birth in same-sex marrying men need replication. Factors affecting intrauterine growth may somehow influence sexual and partner-related choices in adulthood...
- Exploring the association between overweight and dental caries among US childrenMark D Macek
Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, USA
Pediatr Dent 28:375-80. 2006..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between age-specific body mass index (BMI-for-age) and dental caries among US children...
- Heritability estimates of obesity measures in siblings with and without hypertensionZ Pausova
Centre de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Canada
Hypertension 38:41-7. 2001..This, in turn, suggests that a genetic link exists between obesity and hypertension in these families...
- Drinking flavored or plain milk is positively associated with nutrient intake and is not associated with adverse effects on weight status in US children and adolescentsMary M Murphy
ENVIRON International Corp, Arlington, VA 22203, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:631-9. 2008..The purposes of this study were to compare nutrient intakes and body measures among children and adolescents drinking flavored milk (with or without plain milk), exclusively plain milk, and no milk...
- The frequency and extent of mammillary body atrophy associated with surgical removal of a colloid cystC E Denby
School of Psychological Sciences, Manchester, England
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:736-43. 2009..Additional volume estimates in structures connected to the mammillary bodies sought to determine the specificity of any atrophy...
- Genetic influences on the difference in variability of height, weight and body mass index between Caucasian and East Asian adolescent twinsY M Hur
Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1455-67. 2008..Secondly, we intended to estimate the extent to which genetic and environmental factors contribute to differences in variability of height, weight and BMI between Caucasians and East Asians...
- The role of kinaesthetic feedback in goal-directed movementsL Angyan
Institute of Human Movement Sciences, Medical School, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
Acta Physiol Hung 90:17-26. 2003..It is concluded that the practice of goal-directed movement, learned under visual guidance, does not make the kinaesthetic feedback able to compensate the lack of visual input...
- Morphological differences of elite Croatian track-and-field athletesVlatko Vucetic
Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 32:863-8. 2008..The mesomorphic component is a dominant characteristic of somatotype of the runners in all events, whereas the ectomorphic component is the least marked...
- Effect of creatine on swimming velocity, body composition and hydrodynamic variablesA J Silva
Department of Sport CIFOP, University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 47:58-64. 2007..To investigate the effect of oral CS on swimming velocity, body composition and hydrodynamic variables during the period of final preparation of competitive junior female swimmers...
- Do sexual maturation stages affect flexibility in adolescent boys aged 14 years?N O Kanbur
Section of Adolescent Medicine, Adolescent Division, Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
J Sports Med Phys Fitness 45:53-7. 2005..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the flexibility is actually related to sexual maturation stages in adolescent boys...
- Hematology and serum biochemistry comparison in wild and captive Central American river turtles (Dermatemys mawii) in Tabasco, MexicoJudith Rangel-Mendoza
Departamento de Aprovechamiento y Manejo de Recursos Acuáticos, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Villahermosa, CP 86280 Tabasco, Mexico
Res Vet Sci 87:313-8. 2009..was detected in 100% of the wild individuals, but not in captive individuals. Its incidence was greater during the rainy season. This is the first health assessment and hematology study of this critically endangered species...
- Effects of chorion type on genetic and environmental influences on height, weight, and body mass index in South Korean young twinsYoon Mi Hur
Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea
Twin Res Hum Genet 11:63-9. 2008....
- Body weight, early growth and antler size influence antler bone mineral composition of Iberian red deer (Cervus elaphus hispanicus)T Landete-Castillejos
Departamento de Ciencia y Tecnología Agroforestal, ETSIA, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha UCLM, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Bone 40:230-5. 2007..Assessing bone composition may emerge as a new useful tool to obtain information regarding bone biology and its bearer in other species including ours...
- Crowding effect on adult growth, pre-patent period and egg shedding of Fasciola hepaticaM A Valero
Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Av Vicent Andres Estelles s n, 46100 Burjassot Valencia, Spain
Parasitology 133:453-63. 2006..This quantification may be of great interest in epidemiological studies and in experimental research on the in vivo actions of different anthelminthic drugs and vaccines, pathology, immunology and resistance studies...
- The risk of adverse reactions from percutaneous prick-puncture allergen skin testing, venipuncture, and body measurements: data from the second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1976-80 (NHANES II)P C Turkeltaub
Laboratory of Allergenic Products, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD
J Allergy Clin Immunol 84:886-90. 1989..87%; 95% CI, 0.633% to 1.107%). The risk of prick-puncture AST with eight extracts licensed by the Food and Drug Administration is low and similar to other routine medical procedures...
- Linkage of genes to total lean body mass in normal womenGregory Livshits
Tel Aviv University, Israel
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3171-6. 2007..Total lean body mass (LEAN-tot) is one of the three major components of body weight. Its deterioration is a risk factor for frailty. Despite this, there are few studies examining the contribution of genetic factors...
- Body size and shape and glycemic control among Maya women in rural YucatánPenelope A McLorg
Department of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois 62901 4502, USA
Am J Hum Biol 15:746-57. 2003..Findings support the value of glycated blood proteins and of less common anthropometric measures, such as calf circumference, in population research on morphological relations with glycemia...
- Comparative analysis of the effects of physical exerciseL Angyan
Institute of Human Movement Sciences, Medical School, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary
Acta Physiol Hung 92:19-26. 2005..The present results show that the effects of regular physical exercise on motor performances and cardio respiratory functions differentiate better between the athlete and non-athlete subjects than the changes in body measures...
- Imaging Strategies to Measure Brown Fat and Its ActivityC Ronald Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our research will develop the tools to measure the amount and activity of brown fat. This is the first step toward developing new ways to stimulate brown fat to help obese people lose weight and improve their overall health. ..
- Neurohumoral control of veins in hypertensionGregory D Fink; Fiscal Year: 2013..This project tests the idea that altered structure or function of veins also may cause hypertension, and that it may be possible to treat hypertension using drugs that affect veins. ..
- Sex and the endocrine regulation of fuel metabolismDaniel Bessesen; Fiscal Year: 2009..In this GnRH suppression study, metabolism will be assessed via stable isotope measures of glycerol, FFA and glucose turnover and whole-body respiratory gas exchange measures. ..
- Melanopsin-based form vision in photoreceptor diseaseMICHAEL SANDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Categorization and prefrontal cortex: ERP studiesCyma Van Petten; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Reading Enhancement for Patients with Visual Field LossMICHAEL SANDBERG; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Visceral Adiposity: Genetic and Environmental InfluencesSTEFAN CZERWINSKI; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Health Literacy and Oral Health KnowledgeMARK MACEK; Fiscal Year: 2007..It is anticipated that these results will ultimately improve oral health and eliminate disparities in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Translational Study of Hostility, Atherothrombosis & CADDaichi Shimbo; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data from this translational research program will allow Dr. Shimbo to establish an empirical foundation from which to apply these data to the development of effective preventive interventions for hostile patients. ..
- Genetic Environmental Relationship Between Bone Obesity and Leptin in MiceJames M Cheverud; Fiscal Year: 2010..This project will identify novel genes and physiological pathways affecting osteoporosis and examine how genetic and environmentally-based obesity affects bone mass, morphology and biomechanical function. ..
- Metabolic Effects of Differential Organ Growth RatesDympna Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed studies will provide new insights into growth-related changes in REE and between-individual REE differences, notably those observed between race groups. ..
- Gene-Specific Responses to Exercise in Discordant TwinsPaul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007..DNA samples will be shared with other institutions to cross-validate gene associations identified from training studies or other designs. ..
- Standard Database for CT Lung ImagesSamuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006..The ideas resented in this proposal are expected to stimulate the efforts of the Consortium toward that goal. ..
- BONE GROWTH, PERIOSTEAL MIGRATION AND MUSCLE FUNCTIONSusan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- An Integrative Approach to Osteoarthritis and ObesityTimothy Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hippocampal neurogenesis and memoryVLADIMIR PRAVOSUDOV; Fiscal Year: 2008..Memory is an important aspect of mental health and the proposed research will provide new insights into better understanding of human memory disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Inflammation and Ovarian CancerClareann Bunker; Fiscal Year: 2008..In particular, NSAID use may prove to be a potentially important chemopreventative for this often-fatal disease. ..
- Integrating the Metabolic and Genetic Faces of ObesityGerald Reaven; Fiscal Year: 2008..We believe that this work will add substantially to the current gap in knowledge regarding the link between obesity and insulin-resistance, and ultimately aid in the development of novel therapeutic targets. ..
- Relation of Alignment and Other Risk Factors to Knee OADAVID TOBIN FELSON; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A Mouse Model for Complex Human DiseasesJames Cheverud; Fiscal Year: 2009..Backcrossing with SM/J will be used to narrow the QTL interval for strain loss and to produce a new strain, carrying the unusual phenotypes of SM/J without requiring enforced heterozygosity at the agouti locus. ..
- GENETIC VARIATION IN MURINE LONG BONE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTJames M Cheverud; Fiscal Year: 2010..The outcome of these experiments will be a better understanding of the genetic, molecular, and cellular processes responsible for variation in limb growth with consequences for our understanding of pathologies of growth. ..
- Feasibility and Pilot Efficacy of Flash-heated Breastmilk to Reduce Pediatric HIVCaroline Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Retinal Image Quality in Retinal-diseased EyesMahnaz Shahidi; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Role of the Archipelago gene in Drosophila tracheal morphogenesisKenneth H Moberg; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, we hypothesize that ago plays an important role in the homeostatic mechanisms that restrain tracheal branching. Our goal in Specific Aim 3 is to define this role and elucidate its molecular basis. ..
- Comparison of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise in Older Breast Cancer SurvivorsKerri Winters Stone; Fiscal Year: 2009..S. "baby boom"population ages. Even so, studies of older women comprise only a small proportion of research, especially exercise research, on improving the lives of cancer survivors. ..
- Genetic Analysis of Osteoporosis Risk FactorsSTEFAN CZERWINSKI; Fiscal Year: 2009..Furthermore, these findings will have the potential to lead to new developments in the assessment of risk, prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis. ..
- Vascular and Inflammatory Predictors of MCI Risk and ProgressionROSEBUD ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2008..The K01 award will culminate in an R01 application that will pave the way for the candidate to become an independent investigator in MCI and AD research. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Antenatal and preschool iron and zinc use and cognitionParul Christian; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Biological Risk Underlying Education Health DifferencesEileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2006..4) Examine changes over time in the patterning of biological risk by education. ..
- Gene Expression in Barrett's EsophagusHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
- COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAXSamuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Biological Basis of Personality & Individual DifferencesTurhan Canli; Fiscal Year: 2004..Each speaker will host one such special-interest table over the course of the conference. Twenty travel stipends will be available for adequate students to attend the conference. ..
- The effect of stress on memory and the brainVLADIMIR PRAVOSUDOV; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study will add to our knowledge of the effects of stress on mental health and will help us to understand the evolution and adaptive significance of stress responses. ..
- CLINICAL RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAMDavid Felson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Fourth, we will integrate residents in training into the CREST program to develop an interest in clinical research at an early stage of training. ..
- Genetic Polymorphisms Benign Prostatic HyperplasiaROSEBUD ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2004..This community-based cohort study should provide insights that should improve our understanding of the genetic control of hormonal mechanisms in the pathogenesis of BPH. ..
- Preparation and Distribution of the NUJLSOAEileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2003..In order to acquire use of the data, researchers must agree to use the data only for research purposes and not to use data to describe or identify individuals. ..
- MRI Derived Organ & Tissue Mass Changes With Weight LossDympna Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2003..The proposed studies promise to answer important body composition related questions regarding the composition of weight loss at the organ/tissue level. ..
- Ophthalmic Antibiotic Resistance StudyKirk Wilhelmus; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF HEALTH IN RUNNERS AND WALKERSPaul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002..1%). Additionally, a detectable reduction in breast cancer risk as small as 1.5% per mile run in women is calculated, which is below the 1.7% reduction in risk estimated from other published data. ..
- OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES VS RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALSArthur Hartz; Fiscal Year: 2001..The number of clinically rich electronic data bases is rapidly increasing. This study could help inform the appropriate use of these databases for evaluating medical therapy. ..
- REMEDIATION OF EMPHYSEMA--MECHANISMS, CHARACTERISTICSDonald Massaro; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- EXPERIMENTAL EMPHYSEMA--STUDIES ON REMEDIATIONDonald Massaro; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- BIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS OF SES DIFFERENCES IN HEALTHEileen Crimmins; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- MECHANISMS OF SKELETAL RECONSTITUTION AFTER LACTATIONScott Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CORONARY CALCIFICATION IN THE ELDERLYAnne Newman; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- BIOSTATISTICAL METHODS FOR HUMAN BRAIN MAPPINGNicholas Lange; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Quan11tification of Glaucomatous Optic NeuropathyChristopher Girkin; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Education and Health Across the Life course in GuatemalaARYEH STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2006..Members of the research team have a successful history of collaboration, in some cases over decades, in conducting and analyzing field studies and other research. ..
- Early life antecedents of adult chronic diseaseKaren Remsberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..Completion of this project will yield important new information regarding early detection of subclinical disease in those at risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. ..
- MECHANICAL ENVIRONMENT IN MANDIBULAR DISTRACTIONSusan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Bioactivity and Vitamins in Flash-heated BreastmilkCaroline Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2005..Information from these analyses will be used in linear programming to predict how the described changes in nutrient content of milk due to heating would affect the overall dietary needs of the child and the associated costs. ..
- Experimental COPD: remediation, mitigationDONALD JOHN MASSARO; Fiscal Year: 2010..There is not treatment that slows the relentless progression of the disease or that reverses it. In this application, we use an animal model to investigate methods to slow progression and reverse the disease. ..
- The 8th International Symposium on In-Vivo Body Composition StudiesDympna Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GENETICS OF AGED RELATED CATARACTS IN SALISBURY MARYLANDNathan Congdon; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Improving Self-Monitoring in Weight Loss with TechnologyLora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subjects will complete assessments at baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. This innovative study will provide information on the efficacy of combining technological advances with proven behavioral strategies. ..
- EID - Effects of avian migration & anthropogenic change on the distribution & traThomas Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009..Finally, we will share our results with public health organizations and the scientific community in a timely fashion in order to maximize the public good. ..
- Maternal Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy OutcomesRuss Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2009..Since the etiology of infertility and early pregnancy loss remains largely unexplained, the identification of potential environmental risk factors will have large public health significance. ..
- Genetic and Morphologic Basis of Bat Wing DevelopmentKAREN SEARS; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, understanding the normal roles of genes that also play a role in abnormal developmental events such as cancer (i.e., Ihh and BMP) will provide a knowledge base for additional healthcare-related biomedical research. ..
- THE FRAMINGHAM OSTEOARTHRITIS STUDYDavid Felson; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Exploring Growth Energy Expenditure in Normal-Weight and Overweight ChildrenZiMian Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Inequality, social capital and health in BolivaWilliam Leonard; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- THE SLEEP HEART HEALTH STUDYAnne Newman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Accomplishing these goals will provide important information concerning the public health impact of SDB. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Noninvsive Imaging of Chorio-retinal Oxygen TensionMahnaz Shahidi; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Obesity subtypes, adiponectin and incident stroke among postmenopausal womenRachel Wildman; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore, this application could have a significant impact on stroke prevention as it relates to appropriate treatment indications for obesity. ..
- Estrogen Bioactivation and Risk of Ovarian CancerThomas Sellers; Fiscal Year: 2005..It is innovative, plausible, and important to evaluate similar associations with epithelial ovarian cancer. The results could have profound implications for our understanding of the disease. ..
- Modifying obesogenic homes: Impact on weight maintenanceAmy Gorin; Fiscal Year: 2007..This home environmental approach, if successful, has potential applications to the maintenance of other important health behaviors. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Long-term changes in weight and adipokines and the associations with genetic variLora E Burke; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed study and mentoring strategies will be placed in the context of an area of NINR emphasis - promoting health and preventing disease as it addresses a highly prevalent chronic disorder - overweight and obesity. ..
- Role of home environment in weight loss maintenanceAmy Gorin; Fiscal Year: 2004..The data collected in the ancillary study will provide new information about the reach of behavioral weight loss treatment and about the role of the home environment in weight loss. ..
- Long-Term Exercise Maintenance via Internet SupportPaul Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006..We estimate that we will be able to detect differences in exercise cessation rates between the intervention and control group of 0.45% in runners and walkers separately (alpha=0.05, 80% statistical power). ..