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Meta‐analysis of the association between body mass index and health‐related quality of life among adults, assessed by the SF‐36
Obesity is associated with impaired overall health‐related quality of life but individual studies suggest the relationship may differ for mental and physical quality of life. A systematic reviewExpand
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Meta-analysis of the association between preterm delivery and intelligence.
BACKGROUND An increasing proportion of infants are born preterm, and their survival has improved. Therefore, their long-term sequelae are of increasing public health importance. METHODS WeExpand
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Prevalence and Characteristics of Probable Major Depression and Bipolar Disorder within UK Biobank: Cross-Sectional Study of 172,751 Participants
Objectives UK Biobank is a landmark cohort of over 500,000 participants which will be used to investigate genetic and non-genetic risk factors for a wide range of adverse health outcomes. This is theExpand
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of school-based interventions to reduce body mass index.
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity predisposes to adult obesity and increases the risk of many diseases. Schools provide a vehicle to deliver public health interventions to all children. METHODS MedlineExpand
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Impact of Scotland's Smoke-Free Legislation on Pregnancy Complications: Retrospective Cohort Study
An analysis of pregnancy data for the whole of Scotland demonstrates a reduction in small-for-gestational-age births and preterm delivery since the introduction of legislation banning smoking inExpand
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Gestational Age at Delivery and Special Educational Need: Retrospective Cohort Study of 407,503 Schoolchildren
A retrospective cohort study of 407,503 schoolchildren by Jill Pell and colleagues finds that gestational age at delivery has a dose-dependent relationship with the risk of special educational needsExpand
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Vitamin D concentrations and COVID-19 infection in UK Biobank
Abstract Background and aims COVID-19 and low levels of vitamin D appear to disproportionately affect black and minority ethnicExpand
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Genome-wide analysis of over 106 000 individuals identifies 9 neuroticism-associated loci
Neuroticism is a personality trait of fundamental importance for psychological well-being and public health. It is strongly associated with major depressive disorder (MDD) and several otherExpand
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Fertility preservation for age-related fertility decline
delay the start of chemotherapy.All published livebirths (n=37) are listed and described in the appendix. Candidates for fertility preservation should be aware of their chances of pregnancy so as notExpand
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Relationship between Smoking and Obesity: A Cross-Sectional Study of 499,504 Middle-Aged Adults in the UK General Population
Background There is a general perception that smoking protects against weight gain and this may influence commencement and continuation of smoking, especially among young women. Methods AExpand
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