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Simon Chang, Christian Fynbo Christiansen, Anders Bojesen, Svend Juul, Anna-Marie B Münster, and Claus H Gravholt

speculated that testosterone treatment would increase thrombotic risk by, for instance, inducing erythrocytosis ( 17 , 18 ). We performed a nationwide cohort study using men in the background population as a comparison cohort and integrating data regarding

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Fabienne A U Fox, Lennart Koch, Monique M B Breteler, and N Ahmad Aziz

a previous cohort study found higher vitamin D levels to be related to greater upper arm strength, but not grip strength ( 13 ), other studies observed positive effects on grip strength, although exclusively in men ( 15 , 17 ), women ( 18 ) and

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Sandra N Slagter, Robert P van Waateringe, André P van Beek, Melanie M van der Klauw, Bruce H R Wolffenbuttel, and Jana V van Vliet-Ostaptchouk

prevalence estimates of MetS and elevated blood pressure. Methods The Lifelines Cohort Study Lifelines is a population-based cohort study examining in a unique three-generation design the health and health-related behaviours of persons living in

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Jakob Kirkegård, Dora Körmendiné Farkas, Jens Otto Lunde Jørgensen, and Deirdre P Cronin-Fenton

receptors in the gastrointestinal epithelium ( 3 ). Despite this, information on the association of hyperthyroid or hypothyroid disease with gastrointestinal cancer incidence is sparse. A cohort study of more than 7000 women revealed a higher incidence of

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Yanmei Lou, Yanyan Zhang, Ping Zhao, Pei Qin, Changyi Wang, Jianping Ma, Xiaolin Peng, Hongen Chen, Dan Zhao, Shan Xu, Li Wang, Ming Zhang, Dongsheng Hu, and Fulan Hu

.4% and hazard ratio (HR) was 1.95. If the ratio of exposure group to control group is 1, the sample size should reach 2752. Considering the possibility of loss of follow-up in the cohort study, a total sample size of 3302 would be required if the sample

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Dorte Glintborg, Katrine Hass Rubin, Simon Bang Mohr Kristensen, Øjvind Lidegaard, Guy T’Sjoen, Aisa Burgwal, Malene Hilden, and Marianne Skovsager Andersen

evaluated previously. The aim of this register-based cohort study was to compare SES in a nationwide group of transgender persons and controls based on data from Danish national registers. We also investigated SES and ethnic background in transgender

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Florian Schederecker, Alexander Cecil, Cornelia Prehn, Jana Nano, Wolfgang Koenig, Jerzy Adamski, Tanja Zeller, Annette Peters, and Barbara Thorand

this prospective cohort study of middle-aged and elderly men and women from the general population in Germany, SHBG was positively associated with all-cause mortality in both men and women, while androgens were differently associated with all

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N Bergmann, F Gyntelberg, and J Faber

synthesis from prospective cohort studies, in which chronic stress, measured by Qs, has been evaluated as potential risk factors for the development of MES as well as for the individual components of MES. Subjects and methods Search strategy A systematic

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Xingyao Tang, Zhi-Hui Song, Dawei Wang, Jinkui Yang, Marly Augusto Cardoso, Jian-Bo Zhou, and Rafael Simó

between thyroid dysfunction and risk of dementia in prospective cohort studies as well as to conduct a dose–response meta-analysis using published findings to understand the influence of TSH concentration change, even within the normal range, on the risk

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Sakina H Bharmal, Wandia Kimita, Juyeon Ko, and Maxim S Petrov

hormones measured at baseline can predict future risk of NOPAP in individuals with non-necrotising AP. Methods Study design This prospective longitudinal cohort study was part of the LACERTA project. The study conformed to the ethical guidelines