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Leptin as a potential prognostic marker of the severity of COVID-19 infection in obese patients
We read with great interest the article “Obesity as a risk factor for unfavorable outcomes in critically ill patients affected by COVID-19”, and we believe this is an important contribution toward understanding the ...
Differences in lipogenesis and lipolysis in obese and non-obese adult human adipocytes
(Sociedad de Biología de Chile, 2008)
Food addiction as a new piece of the obesity framework
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2016)
Obesity and impairment of pancreatic beta-cellfunction in early adulthood, independent of obesity age of onset: The Santiago Longitudinal Study
Aim: We investigated the relation of time of onset and length of obesity with biomarkers of beta-cell function in early adulthood in an infancy cohort. Material and methods: In 1039 23-year-olds, body-mass index (BMI) ...
Obesity, sarcopenia, sarcopenic obesity and reduced mobility in Brazilian older people aged 80 years and over
(Inst Israelita Ensino & Pesquisa Albert Einstein, 2017-10-01)
Objective: To analyze which abnormalities in body composition (obesity, sarcopenia or sarcopenic obesity) are related to reduced mobility in older people aged 80 years and older. Methods: The sample included 116 subjects ...
Nutrition transition and obesity trends in Argentina within the Latin American context
The world population has undergone a rapid shift in dietary and physical activity patterns, from traditional diets to a dietary pattern characterized by highly processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages, coupled with ...
Influence of nutritional variables and obesity on health and metabolism
(ASSOC MEDICA BRASILEIRASAO PAULO, 2012)
Influence of nutritional variables and obesity on health and metabolism Obesity is a recurring theme in current scientific literature. This can easily be explained by its exponential increase in all layers of society. The ...
Anthropometric indexes of obesity as an instrument of screening for high coronary risk in adults in the city of Salvador – Bahia
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2005-07)
ObjectiveTo compare some anthropometric indexes of obesity and identify among them which one best discriminates the high coronary risk (HCR). Methods A cross-section study, with sample consisting of 968 adults, between 30 ...
Does anthropometric and fitness parameters mediate the effect of exercise on the HRQoL of overweight and obese children/adolescents?
(Springer International Publishing, 2018)
Association between obesity and atopic dermatitis in children: A case-control study in a high obesity prevalence population
Background/Objective: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. Research suggests an association between obesity and AD, although evidence is lacking from Latin American populations. This study evaluated ...