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Being overweight is associated with hippocampal atrophy: the PATH Through Life Study

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Sargent-Cox, Kerry; Fraser, Megan; Sachdev, P; Anstey, Kaarin

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Background:The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in the past two decades, with major implications for individual well-being, population health and the economy. Of particular concern is the risk obesity presents for brain health and its consequences in an ageing population. These associations and their time course are not well understood, particularly after middle age. The aim of this study was to investigate whether being overweight/obese or having an increasing body weight is...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103178
Source: International Journal of Obesity
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2015.106

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