"Thinness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
Maternal weight change from prepregnancy to 18 months postpartum and subsequent risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease in Danish women: A cohort study. PLoS Med. 2021 04; 18(4):e1003486.
Food insecurity and the extremes of childhood weight: defining windows of vulnerability. Int J Epidemiol. 2020 04 01; 49(2):519-527.
Exercise During the First Trimester and Infant Size at Birth: Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation of the Causal Risk Difference. Am J Epidemiol. 2020 02 28; 189(2):133-145.
Association of anthropometry and weight change with risk of dementia and its major subtypes: A meta-analysis consisting 2.8 million adults with 57 294 cases of dementia. Obes Rev. 2020 04; 21(4):e12989.
Rate of Second and Third Trimester Weight Gain and Preterm Delivery Among Underweight and Normal Weight Women. Matern Child Health J. 2016 10; 20(10):2030-6.
Maternal body mass index before pregnancy is associated with increased bronchodilator dispensing in early childhood: A cross-sectional study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016 08; 51(8):803-11.
Associations of Gestational Weight Gain with Preterm Birth among Underweight and Normal Weight Women. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Sep; 19(9):2066-73.
Accuracy of Weight Perceptions in a Nationally Representative Cohort of US 8th Grade Adolescents. Acad Pediatr. 2016 Apr; 16(3):267-74.
Comparing US paediatric and adult weight classification at the transition from late teenage to young adulthood. Pediatr Obes. 2015 Oct; 10(5):371-9.
Single ventricle palliation in low weight patients is associated with worse early and midterm outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):668-76.