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Relationship of body mass index with aromatisation and plasma and tissue oestrogen levels in postmenopausal breast cancer patients treated with aromatase inhibitors
Background: Recent data have raised concern about the clinical efficacy of aromatase inhibitors in overweight and/or obese breast cancer patients. We report in vivo aromatase inhibition and plasma and tissue oestrogen ...
Important periods of weight development in childhood: a population-based longitudinal study
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-13)
Background: Identifying important ages for the development of overweight is essential for optimizing preventive efforts. The purpose of the study was to explore early growth characteristics in children who become overweight ...
Increase in serum HDL level is associated with less negative symptoms after one year of antipsychotic treatment in first-episode psychosis
Background A potential link between increase in total cholesterol and triglycerides and clinical improvement has been observed during antipsychotic drug treatment in chronic schizophrenia patients, possibly due to drug ...
Timing of menarche in Norwegian girls: Associations with body mass index, waist circumference and skinfold thickness
(BioMed Central, 2017-06-06)
Background: Research studies show conflicting results regarding the association between menarche and body weight. The purpose of the present study was to investigate if anthropometric indicators of body composition, body ...