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Bariatric surgery to reduce mortality in US adults. A public health perspective from the Analysis of the American National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked to the US mortality register
Background Type II obesity represents a major pandemic and public health threat in high-income countries. Type II obesity increases the risk of all-cause and specific-cause mortality, and it is widely acknowledged that ...
Physical activity volume in relation to risk of atrial fibrillation. A non-linear meta-regression analysis
Background Light physical activity is known to reduce atrial fibrillation risk, whereas moderate to vigorous physical activity may result in an increased risk. However, the question of what volume of physical activity can ...
Alcohol intake in relation to non-fatal and fatal coronary heart disease and stroke: EPIC-CVD case-cohort study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
Objective To investigate the association between alcohol consumption (at baseline and over lifetime) and non-fatal and fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. Design Multicentre case-cohort study. Setting A study ...
Type of dietary fat intakes in relation to all-cause and cause-specific mortality in US adults: an iso-energetic substitution analysis from the American National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked to the US mortality registry
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2018)
Accumulating evidence indicates that saturated fat intake is related to mortality risk increase, whereas unsaturated fat intake is associated with reduced mortality risk. The aim of the present study was to estimate the ...
Nutrition during pregnancy and early development (NuPED) in urban South Africa: a study protocol for a prospective cohort
(BioMed Central, 2018)
Background Adequate nutrition during pregnancy is important to ensure optimal birth outcomes, maternal health and offspring development. However, little is known about the dietary intake and nutritional status of pregnant ...
Nutritional status as a central determinant of child mortality in sub‐Saharan Africa: a quantitative conceptual framework
Child mortality is a major public health problem in sub‐Saharan Africa and is influenced by nutritional status. A conceptual framework was proposed to explain factors related to undernutrition. Previously proposed conceptual ...