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Association of body mass index with Cardiometabolic Disease in the UK biobank: a Mendelian randomization study

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Higher body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for cardiometabolic disease; however, the underlying causal associations remain unclear.To use UK Biobank data to report causal estimates of the association between BMI and cardiometabolic disease outcomes and traits, such as pulse rate, using mendelian randomization.Cross-sectional baseline data from a population-based cohort study including 119 859 UK Biobank participants with complete phenotypic (medical and sociodemographic) and genetic data. ...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/N015177/1
Publisher:
American Medical Association
Journal:
JAMA Cardiology More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
8
Pages:
882-889
Publication date:
2017-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-26
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EISSN:
2380-6591
ISSN:
2380-6583
Pmid:
28678979
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:708001
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uuid:f8432f85-6f4d-468e-b8aa-8647cee4232f
Local pid:
pubs:708001
Source identifiers:
708001
Deposit date:
2019-02-27

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