Body composition measurements (English)
Chittaranjan Yajnik is the director of the Diabetes Unit at the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Pune, India. He was recently in Vienna, Austria where he took part in an expert meeting dedicated to the use of nuclear techniques in the study of human nutrition. The meeting was organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency, which operates projects on the uses of nuclear science in the field of human health. The Vienna meeting focussed on the use of body composition measurements to learn more about early life health. This parameter, which indicates the fat mass and lean body mass of an individual, can be measured through nuclear techniques. Louise Potterton spoke to Mr Yajnik.
Experts: Chittaranjan Yajnik
Programme Format: Interview
Date of Broadcast: 0000-00-00
Date of Upload: 2011-07-19 17:37:31
File Format: MP3
Themes: Health --> Diseases and Conditions