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 Modulation of fat storage in a subject by altering population levels of christensenellaceae in the gi tract patent thumbnailModulation of fat storage in a subject by altering population levels of christensenellaceae in the gi tract
Disclosed herein are compositions that have substantially purified christensenellaceae bacteria, and uses of these compositions to alter the microbiome of an individual. The addition of christensenellaceae bacteria, such as christensenella, to the microbiome of an individual can treat or prevent weight gain, reduce body weight, inhibit fat accumulation, reduce excess adiposity, and reduce a high body mass index (bmi), and can also treat or prevent conditions correlating with excess weight and fat and a high bmi, such as insulin sensitivity, metabolic syndrome, excess adiposity, and diabetes..
Cornell University


 Methods using morphometric measurements of a small dog to improve food for the small dog patent thumbnailMethods using morphometric measurements of a small dog to improve food for the small dog
Methods for preparing dog food compositions formulated for small dogs with certain body conformation types comprise categorizing a small dog for which the food composition is intended. Preferably the small dog is categorized as a robust or athletic body conformation type.
Nestec Sa


 System and method to estimate reduction of lifetime healthcare costs based on body mass index patent thumbnailSystem and method to estimate reduction of lifetime healthcare costs based on body mass index
An on-demand and real-time evidence based cost modeling and predictive analysis system, and a financial incentives based plan to reduce healthcare costs. An analytics system that includes a data aggregator and regression models generates incremental expenditures among overweight and obese individuals, predictive forecasts of future medical costs, and predictive forecasts of cost reduction based on financial incentives to recipients.

 Computerized  estimating levels of obesity in an insured population patent thumbnailComputerized estimating levels of obesity in an insured population
A computerized system and method for estimating levels of obesity in an insured population using claims data. The model uses health risk assessment data comprising age, height, and weight information as well as information about health conditions and health behaviors for a member population.
Humana Inc.


 Computer implemented  determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user patent thumbnailComputer implemented determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user
A system and method for determining, managing and optimizing the calorie intake of a user have been disclosed. The system, in accordance with the present disclosure determined the calorie intake of a user based on the basal metabolic rate and body mass index of the user and accordingly generates a customized menu for the user.

 Dna methylation markers associated with the cpg island methylator phenotype (cimp) in human colorectal cancer patent thumbnailDna methylation markers associated with the cpg island methylator phenotype (cimp) in human colorectal cancer
Particular aspects confirm the existence of a cpg island methylator phenotype (cimp) in colorectal cancer, and provide novel validated dna methylation markers associated with cimp. Additional aspects provide novel methods and compositions for: determining cimp status in colorectal cancers, determining the relationship between cimp status and other molecular features of the cancers (e.g., braf mutation, kras mutation, and msi status); determining the relationship between cimp status and other variables (e.g., age, sex, tumor location, family history, race, country of origin, tumor characteristics (including, tumor type, tumor grade, invasive margin characteristics, lymphocyte infiltration characteristics, direct spread, lymph node spread, venous spread, and type of residual adjacent polyp, if present)); and determining, between subgroups defined by cimp status and braf mutations, effects of selected risk factors (e.g., body mass index, smoking history, alcohol intake, dietary folate intake, folate metabolic enzyme polymorphisms, and history of hormonal use)..
University Of Southern California


 Patient-based parameter generation systems for medical injection procedures patent thumbnailPatient-based parameter generation systems for medical injection procedures
A system includes a parameter generation system to determine parameters of at least one phase of an injection procedure based at least in part upon a type of the injection procedure. The parameter generator system determines the amount of a pharmaceutical that is to be delivered to a patient at least in part on the basis of the concentration of an agent in the pharmaceutical and at least on part on the basis of a function that depends upon and varies with a patient parameter.
Bayer Healthcare Llc


 System and  evidence based differential analysis and incentives based healthcare policy patent thumbnailSystem and evidence based differential analysis and incentives based healthcare policy
An on-demand and real-time evidence based cost modeling and predictive analysis system, and a financial incentives based plan to reduce healthcare costs. An analytics system that includes a data aggregator and regression models generates incremental expenditures among overweight and obese individuals, predictive forecasts of future medical costs, and predictive forecasts of cost reduction based on financial incentives to recipients.

 Cardiovascular disease risk assessment patent thumbnailCardiovascular disease risk assessment
The invention provides improved methods for analyzing cardiovascular disease risk. According to the invention, an algorithm that considers ldl and hdl subfractions, along with lp(a) provides significant improvement in predicting cvd versus standard assays that include standard risk factors.
Boston Heart Diagnostic Corporation


 Athletic band with removable module patent thumbnailAthletic band with removable module
Methods of detecting and reducing error of athletic sensor readouts are disclosed. Methods relate to receiving properties, such as an athlete's body mass index and a physiological property, such as heart rate.
Nike, Inc.


Automated percentage of breast density measurements for full field digital mammography

An automated percentage of breast density measure (pda) that analyzes signal dependent noise (sdn) based on a wavelet expansion using full field digital mammography (ffdm). A matched case-control dataset is used with images acquired from a specific direct x-ray capture ffdm system.

Use of vitamin k for weight maintenance and weight control

Vitamin k is effective in counteracting (1) increase of body weight and body mass index (bmi), (2) accumulation of body fat mass and (3) accelerates weight loss during calory restriction or other life style interventions aiming weight reduction. A pharmaceutical composition or nutritional formulation comprising vitamin k is provided which can be used to combat overweight or obesity, either as a single, dedicated product or in combination with other slimming products or life style changes..
Vitak B.v.

System and measuring segment parameters of a human body for recording a body mass index

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a system and method for measuring segment parameters of a human body for recording a body mass index. The method includes a digital weighing scale configured to measure a weight of specimen and the measured weight of the specimen instantly transmitted to a server along with an identical time, an image capturing unit positioned in a predetermined distance away from the digital weighing scale at a preferred location for capturing an image of the specimen, a face recognition unit triggered by the digital weighing scale for comparing the image captured by the image capturing unit with the predetermined data provided by the specimen, a height strip placed vertically on the digital weighing scale configured to measure a height of the specimen, a body mass index calculating unit configured to calculate a body mass index of the specimen with the weight and the height measured by the digital weighing scale and the height strip and a data repository unit configured to store dynamically the measured data of the specimen..
Cladoop, Inc

Whey protein and resistant starch compositions to reduce body mass index

A nutritional composition comprised of whey protein (wp) and resistant starch (rs) designed to reduce body fat, body fat distribution and as a result lower body mass index (bmi) in humans.. .

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus, medical information processing device, and patient information display method

In one embodiment, a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes an input device by which patient information including at least height and weight is inputted; a display; and processing circuitry configured to calculate a bmi (body mass index) indicated by weight (kg)/{height (m)}2 based on the height and weight, determine whether the bmi is within a range of a predetermined threshold value or not; and cause the display to display an alarm when the bmi is not within the range of a predetermined threshold value.. .
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Integrated health and wealth account system and method

A computerized method and system for managing a multi-function, integrated account. The account may span multiple legal entities and contain both health and wealth data.
Humana Inc.

Method for indicating a presence or non-presence of aggressive prostate cancer

The present invention relates generally to the detection and identification of various forms of genetic markers, and various forms of proteins, which have the potential utility as diagnostic markers. By determining the level of a plurality of biomarkers and genetic markers in a patient sample, and combining the obtained values according to a predefined formula, it is possible to determine if it is likely that the patient suffers from aggressive prostate cancer.
Phadia Ab

Cobalamins to help maintain a normal body weight and a healthy body mass index (bmi) in underweight, overweight and obese humans

The current invention discloses novel uses of orally ingested cobalamins for the maintenance of a healthy and normal body weight and body mass index (bmi). Cobalamins support mitochondrial conversion of carbohydrates into chemical energy called atp.

Methods of diagnosing and prognosing colonic polyps

Methods of diagnosing or prognosing a disease or condition associated with increased or over expression of macrophage inhibitory cytokine-1 (mic-1) are disclosed. The methods typically involve detecting a change in the amount of mic-1 in a test body sample from a subject taken at two or more time points.
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Computer implemented determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user

A system and method for determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user have been disclosed. The system determines the calorie intake of a user based on basal metabolic rate and body mass index of the user and accordingly generates a customized menu for the user.

Medications directing system and method with cloud server

A monitoring system includes a cloud server, a first terminal, a second terminal, and a third terminal. The first, second and third terminal are connected to the cloud server.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Method of obtaining a population of cells

A method of obtaining stromal progenitor cells (spc) from subcutaneous adipose tissue by incubation of a very small volume of the subcutaneous adipose tissue in an enzyme solution produces spc that are usable in medical applications based on autologous spc even on individuals having a body mass index lower than 18.5.. .

Method and system of segmentation and time duration analysis of dual-axis swallowing accelerometry signals

The proposed invention is a method and system for the segmentation of dual-axis accelerometry signals for the purpose of identifying problematic swallowing events. The method and system employ a sensor, a data collection means including an algorithm for analysis of the data.

Health measurement systems

A device for monitoring health is disclosed. The device includes a body scale housing, a controller, one or more sensors, and a communications device.

Physiology and exercise management system based on body weight difference and heartbeat rate

A physiology and exercise management system based on body weight difference and heartbeat rate uses a common portable electronic device in line with a built-in app imputation software program to impute a user's basal metabolic rate (bmr) and ideal calorie intake according to a difference value between the user's current body weight and an international standard body mass index (bmi) and then uses a heartbeat rate range to detect the user's calorie consumption situation and a concise balance chart to learn the relation between the user's calorie intake and total calorie consumption values, and increase or decrease of personal body weight, so that a specific user can manage and maintain the best physiological condition for a long term effectively according to the body type and exercise purpose.. .



Body Mass Index topics:
  • Body Mass Index
  • Weight Loss
  • Overweight
  • User Input
  • Exercise Apparatus
  • Microprocessor
  • Body Weight
  • Nutritional Formula
  • Extracellular
  • Antibodies
  • Weight Gain
  • Predictive Analysis
  • Prevalence
  • Mapping System
  • Incubation


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