Thursday, 20 October 2016

Estimating fat mass in heart failure patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

New research from the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin presents an explorative, single-centre, observational, study assessing body composition (BC) in heart failure (HF) patients using a multi-method, two-compartment approach.

Friday, 01 April 2016

Comparison of multiple methods to measure maternal fat mass in late gestation

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

indirect calorimetry

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study demonstrating the validity of ADP measurements of fat mass in pregnant women at term.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Exploratory study of the relationship of fat-free mass to speed of brain processing in preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

body composition

A new study by the University of Minnesota shows a link in preterm infants between fat free mass (FFM) and neural development, with higher FFM resulting in better neural development

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

A new study published on the prestigious Pediatric Research Journal shows that infant morbidity can be predicted more accurately from %fat vs. birth weight.