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Nutritional lifestyle patterns and cancer: confounding effect of social determinants across the life course in women from the 1958 British birth cohort study
Objective: To examine the confounding role of social determinants across the life course in the relationship of nutritional lifestyle patterns with cancer in women. Methods: In the National Child Development Study, 37 ...
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality: Is Costa Rica an exception to the rule?
Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality have been described for a range of cancers sites worldwide, using diverse measures of socioeconomic position (SEP). These studies have shown a negative social gradient where ...
Social inequalities in cancer survival: A population-based study using the Costa Rican Cancer Registry
Social inequalities in survival after cancer diagnosis have been described in several high-income countries, all cancer sites combined and for several specific cancer sites. The objective of this study was to analyze 5-year ...
Physiological wear-and-tear and later subjective health in mid-life: Findings from the 1958 British birth cohort
Our body adapts continuously to environmental challenges and stressful conditions. Allostatic load (AL) is a concept that aims to capture the overall physiological wear-and-tear of the body triggered by the repeated ...
Mediating pathways between parental socio-economic position and allostatic load in mid-life: Findings from the 1958 British birth cohort
Understanding how human environments affect our health by “getting under the skin” and penetrating the cells, organs and physiological systems of our bodies is a key tenet in public health research. Here, we examine the ...