Example sentences for: adolescents

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  • The rule prohibits the sale of nicotine-containing cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to individuals under the age of 18; requires manufacturers, distributors, and retailers to comply with various conditions regarding the sale and distribution of these products; requires retailers to verify a purchaser's age by photographic identification; prohibits all free samples; limits the distribution of these products through vending machines and self-service displays by permitting such methods of sale only in facilities where access by individuals under 18 is prohibited; limits the advertising and labeling to which children and adolescents are exposed; prohibits promotional, non-tobacco items such as hats and tee shirts; prohibits sponsorship of

  • For instance a BMI ≥ 85 thpercentile (for age and sex) was classified as being overweight, and those with a BMI ≥ 95 thpercentile as obese [ 29 30 31 32 ] . Recent workshops concluded that the BMI is an index of choice for evaluating obesity in adolescents, because it has been validated by studies of total body fat [ 32 ] . The criteria used to identify overweight and obesity in children and adolescents agree with those used for grade 1 and grade 2 overweight (BMI of 25+ and 30+, respectively) in adults [ 33 ] . Using a representative sample from the general North American Caucasian population, we demonstrate that the BMI is also a good indicator for obesity in adolescents, however the readily-measured WC:AC, CPR, and STR, indices of central obesity, and SUM, a single measure of subcutaneous adiposity, are stronger predictor of both fasting glucose and insulin levels and lipid profiles, than BMI.

  • He also noted that none of the three clinical trials (Gentillelo's with trauma patients, his own with adolescents, and Longabaugh's in the ED) used physicians or ED staff to conduct interventions.

  • The evidence that adolescent diet may affect the risk of breast cancer derives from several lines of evidence [ 1 ] . Rates of breast cancer among Asian immigrants to the United States do not approach those of US white women until the second or third generation, suggesting that exposures during childhood and adolescence are important in establishing a higher risk of breast cancer [ 2 3 ] . Norwegian women who were adolescents during World War II, when average caloric intake decreased by 22%, have a reduced incidence of breast cancer, suggesting that energy restriction might affect risk [ 4 ] . Similarly, in animal models, energy restriction in the peripubertal period inhibits mammary tissue proliferation and reduces the subsequent risk of mammary tumors [ 5 6 ] . Exposure of rats to carcinogens before first pregnancy increases the incidence of mammary tumors compared with exposure after first pregnancy [ 7 ] . After differentiation of the mammary gland at the time of first full-term pregnancy of the rat, the rate of cell division decreases and length of the cell cycle increases, allowing more time for DNA repair [ 8 ] . This biologic phenomenon might explain the apparent vulnerability of the adolescent breast tissue to carcinogenic exposures.

  • We found that habitual sleep duration below 7.7 h was associated with increased BMI, similar to findings in other studies including children [1,17], adolescents [5], and adults [2,3].


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