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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
Summary Background Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwideExpand
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Causes and implications of the recent increase in the reported sex ratio at birth in China.
In this article the causes and implications of the recent reported sex ratio increase after the 1980s in China are analyzed. The sex ratio ought to have been 106 male/100 female births in the absenceExpand
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Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
Summary Background Raised blood pressure is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and chronic kidney disease. We estimated worldwide trends in mean systolic and mean diastolic bloodExpand
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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
BACKGROUND Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks of adverse health outcomes. We estimated trends in mean body-mass index (BMI), which characterises itsExpand
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Genetic association of FOXO1A and FOXO3A with longevity trait in Han Chinese populations.
FOXO1A and FOXO3A are two members of the FoxO family. FOXO3A has recently been linked to human longevity in Japanese, German and Italian populations. Here we tested the genetic contribution of FOXO1AExpand
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Stressed apoptotic tumor cells stimulate dendritic cells and induce specific cytotoxic T cells.
We have previously reported that stressed apoptotic tumor cells are more immunogenic in vivo than nonstressed ones. Using confocal microscopy we have confirmed our previous observation thatExpand
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Healthy longevity in China : demographic, socioeconomic, and psychological dimensions
Preface: James W. Vaupel,- Acknowledgement,- Chapter 1: Introduction: Aging and Aged Dependency in China: Dudley L. Poston, Jr. and Zeng Yi,- Part I: CLHLS and Its Data Quality Assessment: Dudley L.Expand
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Tumor-derived CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cell suppression of dendritic cell function involves TGF-β and IL-10
CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells have been characterized as a critical population of immunosuppressive cells. They play a crucial role in cancer progression by inhibiting the effector function of CD4+ orExpand
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Structural basis of outer membrane protein insertion by the BAM complex
All Gram-negative bacteria, mitochondria and chloroplasts have outer membrane proteins (OMPs) that perform many fundamental biological processes. The OMPs in Gram-negative bacteria are inserted andExpand
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Associations of environmental factors with elderly health and mortality in China.
OBJECTIVES We examined the effects of community socioeconomic conditions, air pollution, and the physical environment on elderly health and survival in China. METHODS We analyzed data from aExpand
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