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Serum Uric Acid Level Is Positively Associated With Higher Bone Mineral Density at Multiple Skeletal Sites Among Healthy Qataris
( Frontiers Media , 2021 , Article)
Background: Oxidative stress has been implicated as a fundamental mechanism in the decline of bone mass. Although serum uric acid (SUA) has potent antioxidant properties, the findings of many epidemiological and experimental ...
Design and implementation of an intelligent monitoring system for household added salt consumption in China based on a real-world study: a randomized controlled trial.
( BMC , 2020 , Article)
A high intake of salt is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. Despite decades of effort to reduce salt consumption, the salt intake in China is still considerably above the recommended level. Thus, this study ...
Comorbid diabetes and the risk of disease severity or death among 8807 COVID-19 patients in China: A meta-analysis.
( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
Diabetes mellitus has been reported to be one of the most prevalent comorbidity in patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We aimed to assess the association of comorbid diabetes with COVID-19 severity or mortality ...
The Joint Effects of Diet and Dietary Supplements in Relation to Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease over a 10-Year Follow-Up: A Longitudinal Study of 69,990 Participants in Australia.
( MDPI , 2021 , Article)
It is unknown whether a healthy diet or unhealthy diet combined with specific supplements may jointly contribute to incidence of obesity and cardiovascular disease (CVD). We included 69,990 participants from the 45 and Up ...
Dietary Pattern, Hypertension and Cognitive Function in an Older Population: 10-Year Longitudinal Survey.
( Frontiers Media , 2018 , Article)
There is a paucity of studies that have explored the association between dietary pattern and cognitive function, and whether there is an interaction between dietary pattern and hypertension in relation to older people's ...
Association between Soft Drink Consumption and Asthma among Qatari Adults.
( MDPI , 2019 , Article)
We aimed to examine the association between soft drink consumption and asthma and lung function among Qatari adults. In the cross-sectional study, we used data from 986 Qatari participants aged 20 years and above attending ...
Serum vitamin D is associated with improved lung function markers but not with prevalence of asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis
( Nature Research , 2020 , Article)
Hypovitaminosis D has been linked to several non-bone diseases. Relation between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and lung function and lung diseases has received little attention at the global level. Cross-sectional data ...
Chili Intake Is Inversely Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease Among Adults: A Population-Based Study
( MDPI , 2019 , Article)
We aimed to assess the association between chili consumption and kidney function and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Data from 8429 adults attending the China Health and Nutrition Survey were used. Chili intake was assessed ...
Dietary Supplements: Are Current Policies Adequate for Promoting Health?
( MDPI , 2020 , Article)
Globally, there has been a dramatic increase in the use of dietary supplements over recent decades [...].
Gut Microbiota: An Important Link between Western Diet and Chronic Diseases.
( MDPI , 2019 , Article Review)
A Western diet characterised by high intake of energy-dense and processed food is a risk factor for many chronic diseases including diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases . Much of the research focus is on the ...