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posted on 2008-05-01, 00:00 authored by Anna PeetersAnna Peeters
Commentary of The combination of low midarm muscle circumference and high waist circumference predicted higher mortality in older men: Wannamethee SG, Shaper AG, Lennon L,Whincup PH. Decreased muscle mass and increased central adiposity are independently related to mortality in older men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007;86:1339-46.; BMI and cardiorespiratory fitness predicted mortality in older adults: Sui X, LaMonte MJ, Laditka JN, et al. Cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity as mortality predictors in older adults. JAMA. 2007;298:2507-16.; Increasing BMI was associated with
increasing risk for overall cancer incidence and mortality in middle-aged women: Reeves GK, Pirie K, Beral V, et al. Cancer incidence and mortality in relation to body mass index in the Million Women Study: cohort study. BMJ. 2007;335:1134.

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Journal

ACP Journal Club

Volume

148

Issue

3

Pagination

JC3-11 - JC3-13

Publisher

American College of Physicians

Location

Philadelphia, Pa.

eISSN

1539-8560

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2008, American College of Physicians

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