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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and
  • Leandra Ziad A Zargar Abdul Niveen M Benjamin Cecilia Robe Abarca-Gómez Abdeen Hamid Abu-Rmeileh Acosta-Cazar, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, +1,022 authors M. Ezzati
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 16 December 2017
TLDR
Trends in mean BMI have recently flattened in northwestern Europe and the high-income English-speaking and Asia-Pacific regions for both sexes, southwestern Europe for boys, and central and Andean Latin America for girls, and by contrast, the rise in BMI has accelerated in east and south Asia forboth sexes, and southeast Asia for boys. Expand
The Danish National Birth Cohort - its background, structure and aim
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The Danish National Birth Cohort (Better health for mother and child) was established, a large cohort of pregnant women with long-term follow-up of the offspring was the obvious choice because many of the exposures of interest cannot be reconstructed with sufficient validity back in time. Expand
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants
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The posterior probability of meeting the target of halting by 2025 the rise in obesity at its 2010 levels, if post-2000 trends continue, is calculated. Expand
National Character Does Not Reflect Mean Personality Trait Levels in 49 Cultures
TLDR
Perceptions of national character appear to be unfounded stereotypes that may serve the function of maintaining a national identity. Expand
Prevalence of major depression and stress indicators in the Danish general population
Objective:  To estimate the prevalence rate of major depression in the Danish general population by using the Major Depression Inventory (MDI), a validated self‐rating scale fulfilling theExpand
A new 'advanced' test of theory of mind: evidence from children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome.
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This study supports earlier findings that individuals with Asperger syndrome have difficulties attributing mental states in context, but seem to have significantly fewer difficulties inferring physical states, and suggests that at least some individuals with AS may be generally slow in solving cognitive tasks. Expand
The association between duration of breastfeeding and adult intelligence.
TLDR
Independent of a wide range of possible confounding factors, a significant positive association between duration of breastfeeding and intelligence was observed in 2 independent samples of young adults, assessed with 2 different intelligence tests. Expand
The SCL‐90 and SCL‐90R versions validated by item response models in a Danish community sample
Objective:  To evaluate the internal validity of the subscales of the combined SCL‐90 and SCL‐90R, the SCL‐92, by item response analyses as compared with several previously reported factor analysesExpand
Cerebral Perfusion and Cerebrovascular Reactivity Are Reduced in White Matter Hyperintensities
TLDR
Results show that a change in the hemodynamic status is present within the WMH, making these areas more likely to be exposed to transient ischemia inducing myelin rarefaction, and MRI may be used to examine the effect of therapeutic strategies designed to prevent or normalize vascular changes. Expand
Patient versus informant reported quality of life in the earliest phases of Alzheimer's disease
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If patient and informant reported Quality of Life (QoL) differed in early Alzheimer's disease (AD) and whether anosognosia, dementia severity, depression and behavioural symptoms were significantly correlated to QoL in early AD. Expand
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