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|Enteral formulations for preterm infants comprising optimised phenylalanine intake levels|
The present invention relates to enteral formulations for preterm infants (e.g., preterm formulas and human milk fortifiers) containing optimised intake levels of phenylalanine for the preterm infants. It particularly relates to a preterm formulation comprising a proteinaceous composition, wherein the preterm formulation (a) comprises 2.0-2.29 g phenylalanine per 100 g protein; (b) comprises 64.00-82.29 mg phenylalanine per 100 kcal; and/or (c) provides, or is formulated to provide phenylalanine in an amount of 80-96 mg/kg body weight per day..
|Weight management system and method|
Aspects of the present disclosure relate to data analysis, and in particular, to the monitoring, management, and/or analysis of heath data and/or body weight data obtained from weighing scales and/or body sensors.. .
|Pharmaceutical composition for controlling blood lipids and body weight, and use thereof|
The invention provides a traditional chinese medicine composition for the control of blood lipids and/or weight of body, which includes poria and paeoniae radix alba, etc. The traditional chinese medicine composition can be applied in reducing the total cholesterol level, triacylglycerol level, and low density lipoprotein cholesterol level in the body; increasing body high density lipoprotein cholesterol level, reducing uric acid level, and/or reducing symptoms of fatty liver.
Beijing Hebabiz Management Co., Ltd.
|Human gastrointestinal microbiome modulating composition and methods of use|
A formulation to increase the ratio of gastrointestinal microbiota in phylum bacteroidetes to microbiota of firmicutes phylum preferably includes about 20-60 mg/kg of body weight of fermentable fiber, about 10-30 mg/kg of body weight of beta glucan and about 20-60 mg/kg of body weight of blueberry extracts or any fruit or berry ingredient preparation containing similar phenolics. This formulation is preferably used to control body weight, body composition, and blood glucose regulation, preferably in humans, and is preferably administered orally, preferably twice per day..
Microbiome Therapeutics Llc
|Adjustable wheel suspension assembly for a wheeled walker|
An adjustable wheel suspension assembly for a wheeled walker providing both lateral and longitudinal stability under load. With a calibrated spring preload adjustment, the wheel suspension assembly provides lateral stability for any particular user body weight and a wheel deflection working stroke sufficient to absorb wheel shocks over irregular terrain.
Protostar, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
|Variable size intragastric implant devices|
Transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods for operation thereof are described which occupy space within a stomach and/or stimulate the stomach wall. The transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods are intended to assist a patient in maintaining a healthy body weight.
Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
|Strength exercise mechanisms|
A body weight exercise device includes a frame, a first handle attached to the frame, a second handle attached to the frame, and a processor and memory. The memory includes programmed instructions to cause the processor to determine a characteristic associated with a performance of an exercise with the body weight exercise device..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.
|Strength exercise mechanisms|
A treadmill includes a frame, an exercise deck attached to the frame, and a first handle movably attached to the frame. The first handle has a first orientation where the first handle is positioned within a region above the exercise deck and stabilized to support a user's weight during a body weight exercise, and a second orientation where the first handle is positioned away from the region above the exercise deck..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.
|Butyrylcholinesterases having an enhanced ability to hydrolyze acyl ghrelin|
This document provides butyrylcholinesterases having an enhanced ability to hydrolyze acyl ghrelin as well as nucleic acids encoding such butyrylcholinesterases. This document also provides methods and materials for treating obesity and/or aggression.
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research
|Multipurpose exercise training device|
An exercise device having many advantageous features is described, including the ability to provide users with multiple modes of training by transforming the device into different configurations. Users can exercise their cardiovascular endurance by using the device in its jump rope configuration.
Portable abdominal exercise seat
This is an exercise device that sits on the floor used for sit-ups/crunches and core body exercise twists. Handles affixed to the stationary base plate of the device allow user to grasp and pull up body for easier, modified crunches/sit-ups, as well as to turn the body to the right and left on a rotatable seat plate during abdominal twist exercises.
Compositions and methods for treating and preventing hyperlipidemia, fatty liver, atherosclerosis and other disorders associated with metabolic syndrome
The present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating diseases associated with dyslipidemia, including hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, steatohepatitis, atherosclerosis, obesity, hyperglycemia, metabolic syndrome, and related aspects of and conditions associated with metabolic syndrome. The compositions and methods disclosed herein are useful for regulating the lipid balance (lipid homeostasis) in a subject.
Modulation 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..
Methods 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.
Functional food formula analysis system for personalized body weight management
A functional food formula analysis system for personalized body weight management includes a user input unit, a body constitution analysis data unit, a functional food data unit, an analysis server unit, and an analysis result storage unit. The analysis server unit is connected to the other units and is configured for retrieving personal data, personal genetic data, and obesity-associated body constitution data and performing data comparison, exchange, and integration on those data in order to output a personalized functional food formula report to be stored in the analysis result storage unit.
Union Applied Gene Inc.
De-stress and comfortable sole structure of high-heeled shoes
This invention is related to a de-stress and comfortable sole structure of a high-heeled shoe. This high-heeled shoe includes a base, a middle pad, a surface layer, a vamp, and a heel.
Walker standing aid accessory
A walker standing aid accessory package consists of a lower attachment and an upper attachment. The lower foot bar piece allows the caregiver to utilize body weight to pin the walker's front legs to the floor or ground surface securely.
Method and gastrointestinal tract ablation to achieve loss of persistent and/or recurrent excess body weight following a weight loss operation
Devices and methods are provided for ablational treatment of regions of the digestive tract in post-bariatric surgery patients who fail to achieve or maintain the desired weight loss. Bariatric procedures include roux-en-y gastric bypass, biliopancreatic diversion, and sleeve gastrectomy.
Abdominal strengthening apparatus
An abdominal strengthening apparatus is an apparatus to allow a user to perform core abdominal muscle exercises from a seated position. The abdominal strengthening apparatus includes a stationary base, a tilting arm, a supporting member, a handlebar, and a foot-supporting bar.
Method of treating or preventing hyperlipidemia with caffeamide derivatives
The present invention provides a method of treating or preventing hyperlipidemia in a subject in need thereof. Such method includes, specifically, administrating to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a caffeamide derivative.
Pharmaceutical compositions for combination therapy
This invention relates to the use of pharmaceutical compositions comprising a therapeutically effective combination of tesofensine and metoprolol for preventing the cardiovascular side effects of tesofensine, while leaving the robust inhibitory efficacy on food intake and body weight loss unaffected.. .
Compositions comprising eno1 and their use in methods of treating obesity or overweight and reducing weight gain
The invention provides a method for reducing or preventing body weight gain in a subject comprising administering to the subject enolase 1 (eno1). The invention also provides methods of treating obesity, and of reducing body weight in a subject afflicted with an overweight condition, comprising administering to the subject enolase 1 (eno1).
A body-weight support harness system is disclosed, including an improved body weight support system and method.. .
Treatment of hereditary angioedema with c1 inhibitor
A method for treating acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (hae) whereby a first does and a second dose of a recombinant c1 esterase inhibitor is administered intravenously to the patient, each dose at 50 iu/kg body weight of the patient and wherein the first and second doses are administered within a 24 hour period. The recombinant c1 esterase inhibitor has an amino acid sequence identical to the amino acid sequence of human plasma-derived c1 esterase inhibitor and a modified carbohydrate structure as compared to the human plasma-derived c1 esterase inhibitor.
Method to prepare hirsutella sinensis polysaccharides possessing anti-obesity properties and uses thereof
The present invention provides a method to prepare polysaccharides from hirsutella sinensis. The prepared polysaccharides reduce body weight and fat accumulation in laboratory animals, and can therefore be used to prevent and treat obesity..
Chang Gung Biotechnology Corp.
Insole for sport footwear
There is provided an insole for a sport footwear, the insole comprises: a forefoot portion comprising an incliner for inclining a foot of a wearer towards an outer side of the insole, a midfoot portion having an arch extending from an underside of the insole, and a rearfoot portion comprising an incliner for inclining the foot of the wearer towards the outer side of the insole. Such an insole can be effective for maintaining a linear motion of the knee of the user.
Correct Motion Inc.
Use of compositions comprising bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis lmg p-28149
A composition made from at least one probiotic for the use of same in the curative treatment of body weight gain in an overweight human and/or in the preventive treatment of body weight gain in a human who is overweight or has been overweight, said probiotic being bifidobacterium animalis ssp. Iactis n° lmg p-28149..
Vesale Pharma Sa
Biometric monitoring device having a body weight sensor, and methods of operating same
A system comprising a biometric monitoring device including a housing including a platform to receive at least one foot of the user, a body weight sensor to generate body weight data, processing circuitry to calculate user weight data which corresponds to the user's weight, using the body weight data, and communication circuitry to: (a) receive user identification data which identifies the user or a portable activity monitoring device, and (b) transmit the user weight data to data storage associated with the user identification data. The system further includes the portable activity monitoring device including a housing having a physical size and shape that is adapted to couple to the user's body, a sensor to generate sensor data, and communication circuitry to receive physiologic data which is based on the user weight data, and processing circuitry to calculate activity data using the sensor data and physiologic data..
Method to prepare ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides possessing anti-obesity properties and uses thereof
The present invention provides a method to prepare polysaccharides from ganoderma lucidum. The prepared polysaccharides reduce body weight and fat accumulation in laboratory animals, and can therefore be used to prevent and treat obesity..
Chang Gung Biotechnology Corp.
The invention provides glucagon analogue peptides and their use for promoting weight loss or preventing weight gain, and the treatment of obesity or excess body weight and associated conditions. The compounds may also be used to improve glycemic control and/or for the treatment of diabetes.
Boehringer Ingelheim International Gmbh
Compositions and methods of use of -hydroxy--methylbutyrate (hmb) for decreasing fat mass
The present invention provides a composition comprising hmb. Methods of administering hmb to an animal are also described.
Metabolic Technologies, Inc.
Mechanism for a chair with a synchro mechanism; weight adjustment improved dynamic sitting experience on the part of the seat user by means of a mechanism for a chair with a synchro mechanism
The invention is based on a mechanism (1) for a chair having a synchro mechanism by means of which a seat surface structure and a backrest structure are moved in a synchronised ratio relative to one another, wherein the mechanism (1) serves to adjust a restoring force of the synchro mechanism to a different body weight of a seat user by changing a working angle of a force accumulator, and the mechanism (1) includes a seat support (8) for the seat surface structure, a bearing yoke (5), the force accumulator unit (2) a backrest support (3) for supporting the backrest structure, and a translational bearing (16), wherein the mechanism (1) has a triangular steering block (21) and the force accumulator unit (2) is connected to the triangular steering block (21), and on a weight adjustment method for an improved dynamic sitting experience on the part of the seat user by means of a mechanism (1) for a chair with a synchro mechanism, in which the position of a first pivot point (31) of the force accumulator unit (2) is shifted by means of the adjuster (11) when the backrest support (3) is in a position (a), and a swivelling motion of the backrest support (3) into a second position (b) is not performed until the first step is completed.. .
Koenig + Neurath Ag
Collapsible upright wheeled walker apparatus
A collapsible upright wheeled walker with adjustable armrests that support sufficient user upper-body weight to facilitate a natural upright gait and provide unassisted mobility for a wide range of mobility-impaired individuals. The apparatus may be easily and quickly folded (and unfolded) and may include bilateral stabilizing wheel suspensions to facilitate navigation over uneven terrain.
Protostar, Inc., A Delaware Corporation
Standup paddle outrigger watercraft
A standup paddleboard outrigger includes a long, narrow, lightweight displacement hull and a pair of outrigger pontoons mounted to a bridge. The two parts disengage for easy storage and transport.
Pomegranate skin extract for treating fatty liver
Use of a pomegranate skin extract for use in the treatment of metabolic syndrome, more particularly, fatty liver disease. More particularly, the pomegranate skin extract is used in inhibiting body weight gain in the prevention and/or the treatment of fatty liver disease in mammals..
Processes and systems for achieving and assisting in improved nutrition based on food energy data and relative healthfulness data
Processes are provided for controlling body weight of a consumer, as well as for selecting and purchasing foods, and for producing food products, based on a combination of food energy data and relative healthfulness data for a candidate food. Various ways are provided for obtaining and accessing the food energy data and relative healthfulness data.
Weight Watchers International, Inc.
Storage medium storing a load detecting program and load detecting apparatus
A load detecting apparatus includes a load controller. In order to identifying predetermined number of motions performed on the load controller by the player, for example, a condition of a ratio of load values to a body weight value and a condition relating to a position of a center of gravity are defined in advance.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Methods of sustaining dietary ketosis and its effects on lipid profile
The ketogenic diet (kd) has therapeutic implications in many disease states. It was hypothesized ketone precursor supplementation would elevate blood ketone levels to therapeutic ranges (2-7 mm) without need for dietary restriction.
University Of South Florida
Pharmaceutical composition comprising nanoparticles, preparation and uses thereof
The present application relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising biocompatible nanoparticles or nanoparticle aggregates which allows the appropriate delivery of said biocompatible nanoparticles or nanoparticle aggregates to a target site in a subject in need thereof. The composition indeed allows an accumulation of the biocompatible nanoparticles or nanoparticle aggregates it comprises into the targeted tissue of the subject of at least 4 milligram (mg) nanoparticles or nanoparticle aggregates per gram (g) of targeted tissue when at least 0.1 g of the pharmaceutical composition per kilogram (kg) of body weight is injected intravenously (iv) or intraarterially (ia) into said subject..
Traditional chinese medicine composition for sober-up and hepatic protection and a process for preparing the same
The present invention relates to traditional chinese medicine, particularly to a traditional chinese medicine composition for sober-up and hepatic protection and a process for preparing the same. This composition is made from radix puerariae, semen hoveniae and fructus gardeniae.
Infinitus (china) Company Ltd.
Novel use of biotin and natural essential oils for bovine animals to improve beef quality
The present invention is made for the purpose of improving beef quality and upgrading its fat marbling standard (which is called beef marbling standard, or bms). The fat marbling state is generally called “shimofuri” in japanese.
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.
Powered mobility device with tilt mechanism having multiple pivots
A powered wheelchair 100 with a tilt mechanism having multiple pivots that allows the wheelchair 100 to be driven and steered with or without the use of hands. The wheelchair 100 has two spaced apart drive wheels 101, each mounted to a separate shaft 104 that is independent of the other drive wheel.
System for assisting in balancing body weight
System for assisting in balancing body weight containing a footwear item and a smartphone or similar, where the footwear item comprises means for detecting the proportion of the weight bearing on the front part of the foot and on the rear part of the foot, preferably load sensors (1 and 2), a printed circuit board (4) for controlling and transmitting/receiving signals, a power supply battery (5) for powering the elements installed in the footwear item and vibrating motors (3) positioned in the front part of the foot and in front of the front load sensors (3). An application is installed in the smartphone and used to control the operation of the system and consequently, the footwear item and the exercises to be performed thereon..
Operacion Sonrie S.l.
Lumbar decompression device
A lumbar decompression device may include one or more bases that support one or more uprights with a plurality of upper support members and a plurality of lower support members. The upper support members are configured to engage with a user's upper body and support a user's body weight.
Liquid milk fortifier composition with relatively high lipid content
The present invention relates to a liquid milk fortifier composition for administration to infants, which fortifier composition comprises lipids in an amount of above 75% of the caloric content. The fortifier may be administrated to infants either as a supplement to human breast milk or to infant formulas.
Method for modulating appetite
The present invention provides a method of modulating appetite and/or body weight in a subject, said method comprising administering to said subject an effective amount of a mic-1 modulating agent, wherein said agent increases or decreases the amount of mic-1 present in said subject, or inhibits or enhances the biological activity of mic-1 present in said subject.. .
St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Limited
Identification of a new polypeptide hormone for maintenance of optimal body weight and blood glucose
Embodiments of the disclosure concern methods and compositions that relate to increasing or decreasing the weight (including, for example, by increasing or decreasing the adipose mass) in individuals in need thereof. Such methods and compositions, in particular embodiments, concern providing an effective amount of the hormone asprosin to increase adipose mass in an individual with insufficient adipose mass and providing an antibody or inhibitor of asprosin in an individual with obesity or diabetes, for example, to reduce adipose mass..
Baylor College Of Medicine
Effects of a decaffeinated green coffee extract on body weight control by regulation of glucose metabolism
A method of controlling body weight in humans by administering an amount of decaffeinated green coffee extract effective to treat a subject. A preferred green coffee extract contains a ratio of 4-caffeoylquinic acid (4-cqa) to total chlorogenic acids (tcga) (5-cqa/tcga) of from about 0.1 to about 0.2.
Methods for prevention and treatment of cardiometabolic syndrome and compositions used therein
Beta-cryptoxanthin compositions and methods are described for the management of cardiometabolic syndrome and associated risk factors, in a subject, in need thereof. Methods herein are directed to identifying such subject at risk of developing cardiometabolic syndrome and administering beta-cryptoxanthin composition to assess the condition of an organ.
Omniactive Health Technologies Limited
Powerless automatic flushing toilet seat for water tank having air exhaust and intake control functions only through human body weight and powerless automatic flushing toilet seat for water tank
Provided is a powerless automatic flushing toilet seat for a water tank having air exhaust and intake control functions only through human body weight and a powerless automatic flushing toilet seat for a water tank that can automatically control an opening/closing operation of a siphon cover through intake and exhaust of air in conjunction with an elevating operation of a human body detection unit for detecting the weight of a user.. .
Bestauto Co., Ltd.
Body weight measuring techniques
According to certain inventive techniques, a body weight measuring device measures a weight of a load over a period of time to generate a reading. The body weight measuring device includes a plurality of load sensors, a radio, at least one processor, and a display.