Central obesity and 10-year BMI trajectories predict poor hearing in adults - patterns already emerging by 11-12 years.
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Decreasing MVPA by 15 minutes had larger impacts on body composition than increasing MVPA by 15 minutes; body composition changes were not symmetrical.
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Cross-generational concordance across all measures of leanness and adiposity is already evident by late childhood.
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Inflammation mediated associations between obesity and retinal venules, but not arterioles from mid-childhood, with higher mediation effects observed in adults.
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