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Overweight, obesity, and mortality in a large prospective cohort of persons 50 to 71 years old.
BACKGROUND Obesity, defined by a body-mass index (BMI) (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) of 30.0 or more, is associated with an increased risk of death, but theExpand
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A Prospective Study of Red and Processed Meat Intake in Relation to Cancer Risk
Background Red meat and processed meat have been associated with carcinogenesis at several anatomic sites, but no prospective study has examined meat intake in relation to a range of malignancies. WeExpand
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A large prospective study of meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: an investigation of potential mechanisms underlying this association.
Although the relation between red and processed meat intake and colorectal cancer has been reported in several epidemiologic studies, very few investigated the potential mechanisms. This studyExpand
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Design and serendipity in establishing a large cohort with wide dietary intake distributions : the National Institutes of Health-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study.
In 1995-1996, the authors mailed a food frequency questionnaire to 3.5 million American Association of Retired Persons members who were aged 50-69 years and who resided in one of six states or twoExpand
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Mediterranean dietary pattern and prediction of all-cause mortality in a US population: results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.
BACKGROUND The Mediterranean diet has been suggested to play a beneficial role for health and longevity. However, to our knowledge, no prospective US study has investigated the Mediterranean dietaryExpand
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Association of coffee drinking with total and cause-specific mortality.
BACKGROUND Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages, but the association between coffee consumption and the risk of death remains unclear. METHODS We examined the association of coffeeExpand
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Physical activity recommendations and decreased risk of mortality.
BACKGROUND Whether national physical activity recommendations are related to mortality benefit is incompletely understood. METHODS We prospectively examined physical activity guidelines in relationExpand
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Physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the risk of colon and rectal cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
ObjectiveIn order to prospectively investigate physical activity at varying intensities and sedentary behavior in relation to colorectal cancer.MethodsWe considered 488,720 participants of theExpand
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Association between smoking and risk of bladder cancer among men and women.
CONTEXT Previous studies indicate that the population attributable risk (PAR) of bladder cancer for tobacco smoking is 50% to 65% in men and 20% to 30% in women and that current cigarette smokingExpand
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Prospective study of adiposity and weight change in relation to prostate cancer incidence and mortality
Adiposity has been linked inconsistently with prostate cancer, and few studies have evaluated whether such associations vary by disease aggressiveness.
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