FFM


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FFM

Abbreviation for fat-free body mass.
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The FFM paints a distorted picture of the UEHRD which was established to address the complex issues of Rakhine.
In a detailed research report, Paul McKeigue, David Miller, Jake Mason, and Piers Robinson said that the OPCW Technical Secretariat's excuse for the suppression of the Engineering Assessment under the pretext that this assessment is "outside of the mandate and methodology of the FFM," is fallacious and contradicts OPCW's published reports on the Douma incident.
Also present were Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry KPDNHEP Perak deputy director Khalid Tik and FFM Marketing area manager Cheong Chee Leong.
The FFM pledged to continue its work to draw final conclusions.
"The FFM has previously confirmed with a 'high degree of confidence' the use of chlorine, sulfur mustard, and sarin as weapons," the report said.
BIA, alternatively, is a simple, economical, non-invasive tool which considers same parameters such as FM, FM percentage, and FFM. A low electric signal of 50 KHz frequency passes from metal electrodes to body through body fluid and is resisted when some fat tissue blocks its path.
"The FFM will continue to carry out its independent and impartial mission based on interviews with relevant people, its findings from the site visits, analysis of the sample results, as well as any other information and materials collected," it said.
However, the estimation by the BIA analyzers compared with that measured by DXA in hemodialysis patients was found slightly higher in fat mass (FM) and slightly lower in fat-free mass (FFM), but significantly [12].
They reported that FFM observed strong correlations (P<0.01) between WB-BMC (r = 0.92) and WB-BMD (r = 0.62) (11).