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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 ...
Magnitude and risk factors of non-communicable diseases among people living with HIV in Tanzania: a cross sectional study from Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions
(BioMed Central, 2014-09-02)
Background: HIV and Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are major problem of public health importance in developing countries. This study was conducted to explore and establish information on the magnitude, distribution of ...
Women’s higher likelihood of disability pension: the role of health, family and work. A 5–7 years follow-up of the Hordaland Health Study
(BioMed Central, 2012-08-31)
Background: Women’s higher risk of disability pension compared with men is found in countries with high female work participation and universal welfare schemes. The aim of the study was to examine the extent to which ...
Targeting condom distribution at high risk places increases condom utilization-evidence from an intervention study in Livingstone, Zambia
(BioMed Central, 2012-01-05)
Background: The PLACE-method presumes that targeting HIV preventive activities at high risk places is effective in settings with major epidemics. Livingstone, Zambia, has a major HIV epidemic despite many preventive efforts ...
Possible relation between maternal consumption of added sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages and birth weight - time trends in a population
(BioMed Central, 2012-10-24)
Background: High birth weight (BW) is a risk factor for later obesity. In Norway, mean BW and proportion of large newborns increased from 1989 to 2000 and subsequently decreased to the 1989 level by 2010. The purpose of ...