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    • Obesity and excess weight in early adulthood and high risks of arsenic-related cancer in later life 

      Steinmaus, Craig; Castriota, Felicia; Ferreccio, Catterina; Smith, Allan H.; Yuan, Yan; Liaw, Jane; Acevedo, Johanna; Pérez, Liliana; Meza, Rodrigo; Calcagno, Sergio; Uauy Dagach-Imbarack, Ricardo; Smith, Martyn T. (Elsevier, 2015)
      Background: Elevated body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other diseases. Inflammation or oxidative stress induced by high BMI may explain some of these effects. Millions ...
    • Study protocol for the Maule Cohort (MAUCO) of chronic diseases, Chile 2014-2024 

      Ferreccio, Catterina; Roa, Juan Carlos; Bambs, Claudia; Vives, Alejandra; Corvalán, Alejandro H.; Cortés, Sandra; Foerster, Claudia; Acevedo, Johanna; Huidobro, Andrea; Passi, Alvaro; Toro, Pablo; Covacevich, Yerko; Cruz, Rolando de la; Koshiol, Jill; Olivares, Mauricio; Miquel, Juan Francisco; Cruz, Francisco; Silva, Raúl; Quest, Andrew F. G.; Kogan Bocian, Marcelo; Castro, Pablo F.; Lavandero González, Sergio (BioMed Central, 2016)
      Background: Maule Cohort (MAUCO), a Chilean cohort study, seeks to analyze the natural history of chronic diseases in the agricultural county of Molina (40,000 inhabitants) in the Maule Region, Chile. Molina's population ...