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Low-grade, systemic inflammation in adolescents: association with early-life factors, gender, and lifestyle.

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Low-grade, systemic inflammation is related to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adults. The proinflammatory state tracks from adolescence to adulthood. Identifying correlates of inflammation in adolescents could provide opportunities to prevent cardiovascular disease in adulthood. However, population-based data on correlates of inflammation in adolescence are limited. Therefore, the authors studied the associations of early-life factors, gender, and lifestyle with inflammation (mea...

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10.1093/aje/kwp320

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Pirkola, J More by this author
Vääräsmäki, M More by this author
Ala-Korpela, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Unassigned
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Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
171
Issue:
1
Pages:
72-82
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
URN:
uuid:2cecc98a-8b34-4838-a33c-08a0a211b662
Source identifiers:
269004
Local pid:
pubs:269004

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