Weight loss and mortality: a gender-specific analysis of the Tromsø study.

@article{Wilsgaard2009WeightLA,
  title={Weight loss and mortality: a gender-specific analysis of the Troms\o study.},
  author={Tom Wilsgaard and Bjarne K Jacobsen and Ellisiv B\ogeberg Mathiesen and Inger Nj\olstad},
  journal={Gender medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={575-86}
}
BACKGROUND Weight loss has been associated with increased mortality, but findings have been inconsistent. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to examine the association between weight loss and mortality, with a focus on gender differences. METHODS This was a population-based cohort study in northern Norway of adults, aged 20 to 54 years in 1979, who… CONTINUE READING