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    • Association between body mass index and sleep duration assessed by objective methods in a representative sample of the adult population 

      Moraes, Walter André dos Santos [UNIFESP]; Poyares, Dalva [UNIFESP]; Zimberg, Ioná Zalcman [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP]; Bittencourt, Lia Rita Azeredo [UNIFESP]; Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2013-04-01)
      Introduction: Sleep duration has been associated with overweight individuals in many epidemiological studies; however, few studies have assessed sleep using objective methods. Our study was designed to evaluate the association ...

    • Atividade física da população nipo-brasileira de Bauru, SP: associações com a síndrome metabólica 

      Doro, Antonio Roberto [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2006-12-31)
      Doenças associadas ao sedentarismo podem ser prevenidas por mudanças no estilo de vida. Parte dos benefícios cardiovasculares da atividade física (AF) poderiam advir de menor grau de inflamação. Este estudo descreve a AF ...

    • Avaliação de duas classificações para excesso de peso em adolescentes brasileiros 

      Vítolo, Márcia Regina [UNIFESP]; Campagnolo, Paula Dal Bó; Barros, Maria Elisa; Gama, Cintia Mendes [UNIFESP]; Ancona Lopez, Fábio [UNIFESP] (Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, 2007-08-01)
      A cross-sectional study carried out among 418 adolescents between ten and 19 years old at a private school in the city of São Paulo in 1998. The objective of the study was to evaluate the proposed thresholds for diagnosing ...

    • Avaliação do coração fetal no primeiro trimestre de gestação: influência do comprimento cabeça-nádega e índice de massa corporal materna 

      Pares, David Baptista da Silva [UNIFESP]; Lima, Angélia Iara Felipe [UNIFESP]; Araujo Júnior, Edward [UNIFESP]; Nardozza, Luciano Marcondes Machado [UNIFESP]; Martins, Wellington P.; Moron, Antonio Fernandes [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular, 2013-12-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of the crown-rump length and body mass index on sonographic evaluation of the fetal heart using abdominal and vaginal routes in the first trimester of pregnancy. METHODS: We conducted ...

    • Body mass index percentiles in adolescents of the city of São Paulo, Brazil, and their comparison with international parameters 

      Passos, Maria Aparecida Zanetti [UNIFESP]; Cintra, Isa de Pádua [UNIFESP]; Branco, Lúcia Maria; Machado, Helymar da Costa; Fisberg, Mauro [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, 2010-03-01)
      OBJECTIVE: To describe the percentile distribution of body mass index (BMI) in school adolescents, by gender and age, comparing them with international parameters. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: The study included 8,020 adolescents ...

    • Can sibutramine alter systemic blood pressure in obese patients? Systematic review and meta-analysis 

      Lemos Júnior, Hernani Pinto de [UNIFESP]; Atallah, Álvaro Nagib [UNIFESP]; Lemos, André Luis Alves de [UNIFESP] (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2008-11-01)
      CONTEXT: Systemic arterial hypertension is part of the metabolic syndrome resulting from obesity. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of sibutramine on overweight and obese patients' blood pressure through a systematic review. ...

    • Carga de trabalho de enfermagem relacionada ao índice de massa corporal de pacientes críticos 

      Goulart, Luana Loppi [UNIFESP]; Carrara, Fernanda Souza Angotti [UNIFESP]; Zanei, Suely Sueko Viski [UNIFESP]; Whitaker, Iveth Yamaguchi [UNIFESP] (Univ Fed Sao Paulo, Dept Enfermagen, 2017)
      Objective: To measure and compare the nursing workload and the frequency of the items scored in the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) considering the different groups of BMI of patients hospitalized in Intensive Care Units ...

    • Clinical characteristics associated with hepatic steatosis on ultrasonography in patients with elevated alanine aminotransferase 

      Narciso-Schiavon, Janaína Luz [UNIFESP]; Schiavon, Leonardo de Lucca [UNIFESP]; Carvalho-Filho, Roberto José de [UNIFESP]; Hayashida, Débora Yumi [UNIFESP]; Wang, Jenny Hue Jiuan [UNIFESP]; Souza, Tatiana Santana [UNIFESP]; Emori, Christini Takemi [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Maria Lucia Cardoso Gomes [UNIFESP]; Silva, Antonio Eduardo Benedito [UNIFESP] (Associação Paulista de Medicina - APM, 2010-12-01)
      CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: The main causes of hepatic steatosis (HS) are alcoholic liver disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Although liver biopsy is the gold standard for NAFLD diagnosis, the finding of ...

    • The effect of participation in school-based nutrition education interventions on body mass index: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled community trials 

      Cardoso da Silveira, Jonas Augusto [UNIFESP]; Aguiar Carrazedo Taddei, Jose Augusto de [UNIFESP]; Guerra, Paulo Henrique; Cuce Nobre, Moacyr Roberto (Elsevier B.V., 2013-03-01)
      Objective. the aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of school-based nutrition education interventions in reducing or preventing overweight and obesity among children and adolescents.Methods. We conducted a ...

    • Ethnic disparity in spontaneous preterm birth and maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index 

      Torloni, Maria Regina [UNIFESP]; Fortunato, Stephen J.; Betran, Ana Pilar; Williams, Scott; Brou, Lina; Drobek, Cayce Owens; Merialdi, Mario; Menon, Ramkumar (Springer, 2012-04-01)
      To investigate differences in pre-pregnancy BMI status in patients with spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) compared with term birth and assess the role of ethnicity as a risk modifier in BMI-associated PTB.A case-control study ...