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The relationship between obesity and exposure to light at night: cross-sectional analyses of over 100,000 women in the Breakthrough Generations Study.

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There has been a worldwide epidemic of obesity in recent decades. In animal studies, there is convincing evidence that light exposure causes weight gain, even when calorie intake and physical activity are held constant. Disruption of sleep and circadian rhythms by exposure to light at night (LAN) might be one mechanism contributing to the rise in obesity, but it has not been well-investigated in humans. Using multinomial logistic regression, we examined the association between exposure to LAN...

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10.1093/aje/kwu117

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
American journal of epidemiology
Volume:
180
Issue:
3
Pages:
245-250
Publication date:
2014-08-01
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Source identifiers:
480634
Language:
English
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uuid:64d4b7f6-3b8e-45f7-8fa9-ae3232afaf4e
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pubs:480634
Deposit date:
2014-08-29

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