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Living at a geographically higher elevation is associated with lower risk of metabolic syndrome: prospective analysis of the SUN Cohort

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Living in a geographically higher altitude affects oxygen availability. The possible connection between environmental factors and the development of metabolic syndrome (MetS) feature is not fully understood, being the available epidemiological evidence still very limited. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the longitudinal association between altitude and incidence of MetS and each of its components in a prospective Spanish cohort, The Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) projec...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fphys.2016.00658

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Grant:
RD06/0045,CIBER-OBN,GrantsPI10/02658, PI10/02293,PI13/00615,PI14/01668,PI14/01798,PI14/01764,
G03/140
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Health Institute Centre of Biomedical Research Network
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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Physiology Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
JAN
Article number:
658
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-12-14
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ISSN:
1664-042X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:673210
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uuid:c705cea8-0ccd-4f94-99e6-e66a10169895
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pubs:673210
Source identifiers:
673210
Deposit date:
2017-05-16

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