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Adiposity in relation to risks of fatty liver, cirrhosis and liver cancer: a prospective study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

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Adiposity is an increasing public health problem in China. We aimed to examine the associations of adiposity with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and other chronic liver diseases in Chinese adults. The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 512,891 adults aged 30–79 years from 10 areas. During 10 years of follow-up, 7,386 incident liver disease cases were recorded among 503,991 participants without prior cancer or chronic liver disease at baseline. The mean body mass index (BM...

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10.1038/s41598-018-36460-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Green Templeton
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Author
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0000-0002-3981-3418
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
9
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*5*
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Article: 785
Publication date:
2019-01-28
Acceptance date:
2018-11-23
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2045-2322
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pubs:950513
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uri:41c84872-81f9-4b5c-b10b-a63d04dc7ff0
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uuid:41c84872-81f9-4b5c-b10b-a63d04dc7ff0
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pubs:950513

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