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Flavonoid intake and risk of chronic diseases.
BACKGROUND Flavonoids are effective antioxidants and may protect against several chronic diseases. OBJECTIVE The association between flavonoid intake and risk of several chronic diseases wasExpand
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New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution
Body fat distribution is a heritable trait and a well-established predictor of adverse metabolic outcomes, independent of overall adiposity. To increase our understanding of the genetic basis of bodyExpand
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Prevalence, determinants, and consequences of chronic neck pain in Finland.
Chronic neck pain is a relatively mild musculoskeletal condition, but common enough to be a possible public health problem. The distribution, determinants, and consequences of chronic neck pain haveExpand
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Prevalence and determinants of lateral and medial epicondylitis: a population study.
Epicondylitis is a common disorder of the arm, yet the role of individual- and work-related factors has not been addressed in a population study. The aims of this study were to estimate theExpand
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Genome-wide association study identifies five loci associated with lung function
Pulmonary function measures are heritable traits that predict morbidity and mortality and define chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We tested genome-wide association with forced expiratoryExpand
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Antioxidant vitamin intake and coronary mortality in a longitudinal population study.
Oxidation of lipoproteins is hypothesized to promote atherosclerosis and, thus, a high intake of antioxidant nutrients may protect against coronary heart disease. The relation between the intakes ofExpand
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Dietary patterns and the incidence of type 2 diabetes.
Major dietary patterns were studied for the ability to predict type 2 diabetes mellitus in a cohort of 4,304 Finnish men and women aged 40-69 years and free of diabetes at baseline in 1967-1972.Expand
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Static back endurance and the risk of low-back pain.
Spinal physical capacity and in particular static back endurance were studied for their prediction of first-time experience of low-back pain. Of a total of 126 persons who were free from backExpand
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Multiple Independent Loci at Chromosome 15q25.1 Affect Smoking Quantity: a Meta-Analysis and Comparison with Lung Cancer and COPD
Recently, genetic association findings for nicotine dependence, smoking behavior, and smoking-related diseases converged to implicate the chromosome 15q25.1 region, which includes theExpand
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Associations of body mass index and obesity with physical activity, food choices, alcohol intake, and smoking in the 1982-1997 FINRISK Studies.
BACKGROUND Recent increases in the prevalence of obesity worldwide are suggested to be caused largely by an environment that promotes sedentariness and excessive food intake. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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