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  • The WHR, a measure of central adiposity, is gaining increased use as a measure of etiologically significant obesity and is thought to be more closely related to pathology, especially coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus and stroke [ 7 ] . The metabolic changes that accompany obesity include peripheral hyperinsulinemia, hyperglycemia and glucose intolerance, hypertriglyceridemia, decreased serum low-density lipoprotein, increased serum very low-density lipoprotein, increased serum leptin, dyslipidemia, increased serum cortisol clearance, increased serum C-peptide level, downregulation of insulin receptors and an exaggerated insulin response to an oral glucose load [ 12 13 14 15 ] . These changes, especially when they occur in early adulthood, may be of fundamental importance in the development of breast cancer [ 9 16 ] .

  • BMP-5 is widely expressed in the nervous system throughout development and into adulthood [ 3 4 5 6 ] , yet the only function described for this growth factor thus far is dorsal patterning of the developing forebrain [ 5 6 7 ] . Our data suggest that BMP-5 may also regulate later stages of neural development, specifically dendritic morphogenesis.

  • Previous data on 8-18 y olds in Project Heart-Beat demonstrated that the odds ratio of overweight in adulthood for those with childhood BMI values at the 95 thpercentile were 2-6 and 1.5 to 5 times as great as for those with a BMI values at the 75 thpercentile for males and females respectively [ 49 ] .

  • If Albright's childhood is marked by the catastrophes of 20 th -century European history, her early adulthood unfolded amid the complacencies of the American '50s.

  • In fact, an investigation of Brn3c heterozygotic mice showed no additional effect on hearing loss due to haploinsufficiency in these mice [ 35 ] . Our data on Brn3c null mouse mutants nevertheless suggest that the high to low frequency progressive hearing loss in humans may correlate with the unknown factor(s) that mediate apical spiral neuron survival into adulthood.


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