• Publications
  • Influence
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, M. Ezzati
  • Medicine
    The Lancet
  • 16 December 2017
Large breasts and narrow waists indicate high reproductive potential in women
It is documented that women with higher breast–to–underbreast ratio (large breasts) and women with relatively low WHR (narrow waists) have higher fecundity as assessed by precise measurements of daily levels of 17–β–oestradiol (E2) and progesterone.
Reproduction and lifespan: Trade‐offs, overall energy budgets, intergenerational costs, and costs neglected by research
  • G. Jasienska
  • Economics
    American journal of human biology : the official…
  • 1 July 2009
I will discuss the following reasons for a lack of the negative relationship, described in some demographic studies, between the number of children and lifespan in women, and suggest that intergenerational costs of reproduction are related not only to having children but also to having grandchildren.
Use of the Internet as a source of health information amongst participants of antenatal classes.
The Internet is widely used as a source of information amongst participants of antenatal classes, both male and female, but the majority had no knowledge of websites run by not-for-profit organisations and preferred commercial websites.
Metabolic and hormonal profiles: HDL cholesterol as a plausible biomarker of breast cancer risk. The Norwegian EBBA Study.
The hypothesis that low serum HDL-C might reflect an unfavorable hormonal profile with, in particular, increased levels of estrogens is supported and gives further clues to biomarkers of breast cancer risk especially in overweight and obese women.