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Mercury, fish oils, and the risk of myocardial infarction.
The toenail mercury level was directly associated with the risk of myocardial infarction, and the adipose-tissue DHA level was inversely associated withThe risk. Expand
Body-mass index and mortality in Korean men and women.
Underweight, overweight, and obese men and women had higher rates of death than men and girls of normal weight and the relative risk of death associated with BMI declined with increasing age. Expand
A behavioral weight-loss intervention in persons with serious mental illness.
A behavioral weight-loss intervention significantly reduced weight over a period of 18 months in overweight and obese adults with serious mental illness, and these findings support implementation of targeted behavioral Weight-loss interventions in this high-risk population. Expand
Diagnostic accuracy and reliability of ultrasonography for the detection of fatty liver: A meta‐analysis
Ultrasonography allows for reliable and accurate detection of moderate‐severe fatty liver, compared to histology, and is likely the imaging technique of choice for screening for fatty liver in clinical and population settings. Expand
Physical activity, APOE genotype, and dementia risk: findings from the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study.
Physical activity may help preserve cognitive function and decrease dementia risk, but epidemiologic findings are inconsistent. The authors conducted a prospective study to determine the associationExpand
Arsenic exposure and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in US adults.
Total urine arsenic was associated with increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes, and this finding supports the hypothesis that low levels of exposure to inorganic arsenic in drinking water, a widespread exposure worldwide, may play a role in diabetes prevalence. Expand
Blood cadmium and lead and chronic kidney disease in US adults: a joint analysis.
Findings support consideration of cadmium and lead as chronic kidney disease risk factors in the general population and provide novel evidence of risk with environmental exposure to both metals. Expand
Blood lead below 0.48 micromol/L (10 microg/dL) and mortality among US adults.
Despite the marked decrease in blood lead levels over the past 3 decades, environmental lead exposures remain a significant determinant of cardiovascular mortality in the general population, constituting a major public health problem. Expand
Lead Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease—A Systematic Review
This systematic review evaluates the evidence on the association between lead exposure and cardiovascular end points in human populations and concludes that the evidence is suggestive but not sufficient to infer a causal relationship of lead exposure with clinical cardiovascular outcomes. Expand