Associations of #ophthalmic and systemic conditions with incident #dementia in the UK Biobank

To examine independent and interactive associations of ophthalmic and systemic conditions with incident dementia. Methods: Our analysis included 12 364 adults aged 55-73 years from the UK Biobank cohort. Participants were assessed between 2006 and 2010 at baseline and were followed up until the early of 2021. Incident dementia was ascertained using hospital inpatient, death …

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The #carbohydrate-insulin model: a physiological perspective on the #obesity pandemic

According to a commonly held view, the obesity pandemic is caused by overconsumption of modern, highly palatable, energy-dense processed foods, exacerbated by a sedentary lifestyle. However, obesity rates remain at historic highs, despite a persistent focus on eating less and moving more, as guided by the energy balance model (EBM). This public health failure may …

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