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Overweight, obesity, and mortality in a large prospective cohort of persons 50 to 71 years old.
BACKGROUND Obesity, defined by a body-mass index (BMI) (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) of 30.0 or more, is associated with an increased risk of death, but theExpand
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A Prospective Study of Red and Processed Meat Intake in Relation to Cancer Risk
Background Red meat and processed meat have been associated with carcinogenesis at several anatomic sites, but no prospective study has examined meat intake in relation to a range of malignancies. WeExpand
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Physical activity and television watching in relation to risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in men.
BACKGROUND Television (TV) watching, a major sedentary behavior in the United States, has been associated with obesity. We hypothesized that prolonged TV watching may increase risk for type 2Expand
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Exercise type and intensity in relation to coronary heart disease in men.
CONTEXT Studies have shown an inverse relationship between exercise and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), but data on type and intensity are sparse. OBJECTIVE To assess the amount, type, andExpand
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Mediterranean dietary pattern and prediction of all-cause mortality in a US population: results from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.
BACKGROUND The Mediterranean diet has been suggested to play a beneficial role for health and longevity. However, to our knowledge, no prospective US study has investigated the Mediterranean dietaryExpand
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Statin drugs and risk of advanced prostate cancer.
BACKGROUND Statins are commonly used cholesterol-lowering drugs that have proapoptotic and antimetastatic activities that could affect cancer risk or progression. Results from previous epidemiologicExpand
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Folate intake, alcohol use, and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial.
BACKGROUND Several epidemiologic studies suggest that higher folate intakes are associated with lower breast cancer risk, particularly in women with moderate alcohol consumption. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism, prediagnostic antioxidant status, and risk of clinical significant prostate cancer.
Oxidative stress may enhance prostatic carcinogenesis. A polymorphism [valine (V) --> alanine (A)] of manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD), the primary antioxidant enzyme in mitochondria, has beenExpand
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Meat intake and mortality: a prospective study of over half a million people.
BACKGROUND High intakes of red or processed meat may increase the risk of mortality. Our objective was to determine the relations of red, white, and processed meat intakes to risk for total andExpand
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Association between physical activity and mortality among breast cancer and colorectal cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Physical activity improves physical function during and after cancer treatment, but whether physical activity imparts survival benefit remains uncertain. DESIGN Using prospective studiesExpand
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