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Obesity in Adulthood and Its Consequences for Life Expectancy: A Life-Table Analysis
Context Middle-aged adults who are overweight or obese may have shorter life expectancies than normal-weight adults, but how much shorter? Contribution This analysis of data from the Framingham HeartExpand
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Introduction to Dusty Plasma Physics
The book Introduction to Plasma Physics by Shukla and Mamun deals with various aspects of collective processes in dusty plasmas. The first introductory chapters review dust charging and the forces onExpand
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Associations of excess weight gain during pregnancy with long-term maternal overweight and obesity: evidence from 21 y postpartum follow-up.
BACKGROUND The contribution of gestational weight gain (GWG) to the development of obesity may have important implications for mothers in their later lives. However, whether GWG is a strong predictorExpand
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Cannabis and anxiety and depression in young adults: a large prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To examine whether age of first use or frequency of use of cannabis is associated with anxiety and depression (AD) in young adults, independent of known potential confounders, including theExpand
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Associations of Gestational Weight Gain With Offspring Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure at 21 Years of Age: Evidence From a Birth Cohort Study
Background— Maternal weight gain in pregnancy is positively associated with offspring body mass index (BMI) and obesity risk in childhood, but whether this increased risk extends into adulthood orExpand
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Associations of maternal pre-pregnancy obesity and excess pregnancy weight gains with adverse pregnancy outcomes and length of hospital stay
BackgroundIt is relatively less known whether pre-pregnancy obesity and excess gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with caesarean delivery, pregnancy complications, preterm birth, birth andExpand
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Does Breastfeeding Protect Against Substantiated Child Abuse and Neglect? A 15-Year Cohort Study
OBJECTIVES. We explored whether breastfeeding was protective against maternally perpetrated child maltreatment. METHODS. A total of 7223 Australian mother-infant pairs were monitored prospectivelyExpand
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Is there a fetal origin of depression? Evidence from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes.
It is unclear whether there is a fetal origin of adult depression. In particular, previous studies have been unable to adjust for the potential effect of maternal depression during pregnancy on anyExpand
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Early Childhood Predictors of Early Substance use and Substance use Disorders: Prospective Study
Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to examine the longitudinal association between early childhood factors and early initiation of use of substances and substance use disorders in aExpand
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Early predictors of adult drinking: a birth cohort study.
Few studies have explored early predictors of problem drinking in youth, and fewer still have simultaneously considered the role of biologic, familial, and intrapersonal factors. The present studyExpand
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