"Thinness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A state of insufficient flesh on the body usually defined as having a body weight less than skeletal and physical standards. Depending on age, sex, and genetic background, a BODY MASS INDEX of less than 18.5 is considered as underweight.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Thinness" by people in Profiles.
Breast Cancer Endocrine Therapy Promotes Weight Gain With Distinct Adipose Tissue Effects in Lean and Obese Female Mice. Endocrinology. 2021 11 01; 162(11).
Maternal Preconception Body Size and Early Childhood Growth during Prenatal and Postnatal Periods Are Positively Associated with Child-Attained Body Size at Age 6-7 Years: Results from a Follow-up of the PRECONCEPT Trial. J Nutr. 2021 05 11; 151(5):1302-1310.
A Bayesian computational model reveals a failure to adapt interoceptive precision estimates across depression, anxiety, eating, and substance use disorders. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 12; 16(12):e1008484.
The impact of snapchat usage on drunkorexia behaviors in college women. J Am Coll Health. 2022 04; 70(3):864-874.
First Field Test of an Innovative, Wider Tape to Measure Mid-Upper Arm Circumference in Young Laotian Children. Food Nutr Bull. 2018 03; 39(1):28-38.
Influences of early child nutritional status and home learning environment on child development in Vietnam. Matern Child Nutr. 2018 01; 14(1).
The impact of body weight on the diagnosis of aortic dilation-misdiagnosis in overweight and underweight groups. Echocardiography. 2017 Jul; 34(7):1029-1034.
Metabolic acceleration and the evolution of human brain size and life history. Nature. 2016 05 19; 533(7603):390-2.
Mid-upper-arm and calf circumferences are useful predictors of underweight in women of reproductive age in northern Vietnam. Food Nutr Bull. 2014 Sep; 35(3):301-11.
What role does body mass index play in hospital admission rates from the pediatric emergency department? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Sep; 29(9):974-8.