"Waist-Hip Ratio" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The waist circumference measurement divided by the hip circumference measurement. For both men and women, a waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) of 1.0 or higher is considered "at risk" for undesirable health consequences, such as heart disease and ailments associated with OVERWEIGHT. A healthy WHR is 0.90 or less for men, and 0.80 or less for women. (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 2004)
- Waist-Hip Ratio
- Ratio, Waist-Hip
- Ratios, Waist-Hip
- Waist Hip Ratio
- Waist-Hip Ratios
- Waist-to-Hip Ratio
- Ratio, Waist-to-Hip
- Ratios, Waist-to-Hip
- Waist to Hip Ratio
- Waist-to-Hip Ratios
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Waist-Hip Ratio" by people in Profiles.
Clinical, metabolic, and psychological characteristics in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease overlap with irritable bowel syndrome. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 May; 27(5):516-22.
Relative fat-free mass deficiency and left ventricular adaptation to obesity: the Strong Heart Study. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 30; 168(2):729-33.
Assessment of cardiovascular risk and prevention of cardiovascular disease in women with the polycystic ovary syndrome: a consensus statement by the Androgen Excess and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (AE-PCOS) Society. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 May; 95(5):2038-49.
The association between body size, prostate volume and prostate-specific antigen. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2007; 10(2):137-42.
Freshman 15: fact or fiction? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Aug; 14(8):1438-43.
ApoC-III bound to apoB-containing lipoproteins increase with insulin resistance in Cherokee Indian youth. Metabolism. 2005 Feb; 54(2):180-7.