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    • The brain and brown fat 

      Contreras, Cristina; Gonzalez, Francisco; Fernø, Johan; Diéguez, Carlos; Rahmouni, Kamal; Nogueiras, Rubén; López, Miguel (Taylor & Francis, 2015-06-10)
      Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is a specialized organ responsible for thermogenesis, a process required for maintaining body temperature. BAT is regulated by the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), which activates lipolysis and ...
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    • Effects of early feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity in a cohort of HIV unexposed South African infants and children 

      Ramokolo, Vundli; Lombard, Carl; Chhagan, Meera Kurson; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Doherty, Tanya; Goga, Ameena E.; Fadnes, Lars Thore; Zembe, Wanga; Jackson, Debra J.; Van den Broeck, Jan (BioMed Central, 2015-04-02)
      Background South Africa has the highest prevalence of overweight/obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Assessing the effect of modifiable factors such as early infant feeding on growth velocity and overweight/obesity is therefore ...
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    • Effects of Frozen Storage on Phospholipid Content in Atlantic Cod Fillets and the Influence on Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice 

      Fauske, Kristin Røen; Bernhard, Annette; Fjære, Even; Myrmel, Lene Secher; Frøyland, Livar; Kristiansen, Karsten; Liaset, Bjørn; Madsen, Lise (MDPI, 2018-05-30)
      A large fraction of the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) in cod fillet is present in the form of phospholipids (PLs). Freezing initiates hydrolysis of the PLs present in the fillet. Here, we compared the effects of ...
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    • High visceral fat percentage is associated with poor outcome in endometrial cancer 

      Mauland, Karen Klepsland; Eng, Øyvin Andre Solberg; Ytre-Hauge, Sigmund; Tangen, Ingvild Løberg; Berg, Anna; Salvesen, Helga; Salvesen, Øyvind; Krakstad, Camilla; Trovik, Jone; Høivik, Erling Andre; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Mellgren, Gunnar; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S. (Impact Journals, 2017-10-19)
      Despite evidence of increased endometrial cancer (EC) risk in obese women, the impact of obesity on clinical and histological phenotype is poorly understood. This study explored abdominal fat volumes and fat distribution ...
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    • Impact of Pre-Pregnancy BMI on B Vitamin and Inflammatory Status in Early Pregnancy: An Observational Cohort Study 

      Monsen, Anne Lise Bjørke; Ulvik, Arve; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Midttun, Øivind; Roth, Christine; Magnus, Per; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Vollset, Stein Emil; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Ueland, Per Magne (MDPI, 2016-11-30)
      Maternal nutrition and inflammation have been suggested as mediators in the development of various adverse pregnancy outcomes associated with maternal obesity. We have investigated the relation between pre-pregnancy BMI, ...
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    • In utero exposure to maternal tobacco smoke and subsequent obesity, hypertension, and gestational diabetes among women in the MoBa Cohort 

      Cupul-Uicab, Lea A; Skjaerven, Rolv; Haug, Kjell; Melve, Kari Klungsøyr; Engel, Stephani M; Longnecker, Matthew P (The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2012)
      Background: Environmental factors influencing the developmental origins of health and disease need to be identified and investigated. In utero exposure to tobacco smoke has been associated with obesity and a small increase ...
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    • Living a successful weight loss after severe obesity 

      Natvik, Eli; Råheim, Målfrid; Andersen, John Roger; Moltu, Christian (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      Purpose: Losing weight and keeping it off for the long term is difficult. Weight regain is common. Experiences of successful non-surgical weight loss after severe obesity are largely unexplored. We know little about long-term ...
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    • Masked hypertension in obesity: Potential predictors and arterial damage 

      Kenny, Isabel E.; Saeed, Sahrai; Gerdts, Eva; Midtbø, Helga Bergljot; Halland, Hilde; Lønnebakken, Mai Tone (Wolters Kluwer, 2017-02)
      Background: Masked hypertension (MHT), defined as normal office blood pressure (BP) but high ambulatory BP, has been associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Although MHT has been associated with obesity, there is ...
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    • Preconception cardiovascular risk factor differences between gestational hypertension and preeclampsia: Cohort Norway study 

      Egeland, Grace M.; Klungsøyr, Kari; Øyen, Nina; Tell, Grethe Seppola; Næss, Øyvind; Skjaerven, Rolv (Wolters Kluwer, 2016)
      Preconception predictors of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia may identify opportunities for early detection and improve our understanding of the pathogenesis and life course epidemiology of these conditions. Female ...
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