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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE ETIOLOGY AND INTERVENTION OPTIONS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES USING SYSTEMS SCIENCE APPROACHES
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-10-17)
Objectives: The overall goal of this research project is to study the etiology and intervention options of childhood obesity through comparative research between China and the US. Three specific aims are: 1) examine the ...
Maternal Pre-Pregnancy BMI, Gestational Weight Gain and the Infant Gut Microbiome
(Johns Hopkins University, 2018-04-27)
Background The intergenerational cycle of obesity, perpetuated by the continued rise of maternal obesity in the US, may be partly explained by mother-to-infant vertical transmission of microbiota. Prospective data to test ...
CONSUMPTION OF SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES AMONG CALIFORNIA ADULTS: ROLE OF NEIGHBORHOOD ETHNIC DENSITY, ACCULTURATION, AND DISPARITIES
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-07-31)
This dissertation aims to explore whether ethnic disparities exist with sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) consumption among adults living in California, and to explore how acculturation and neighborhood ethnic density are ...
EPIDEMIOLOGIC CHARACTERIZATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF OBESITY WITH SUBCLINICAL MYOCARDIAL INJURY AND HEART FAILURE
(Johns Hopkins University, 2017-11-06)
Obesity is a potent risk factor for heart failure (HF), a cardiovascular condition associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, the relationship between obesity and HF has not been fully characterized. Prior data ...