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New national data show alarming increase in obesity and noncommunicable chronic diseases in China

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The study was supported in part by the National Institute of Health and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD, Grant Number U54HD070725). The U54 project is co-funded by the NICHD and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR). Dr Weidong Qu’s effort is also supported by a research grant from the Chinese national science foundation (80173025).


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Wang, Y., Wang, L. & Qu, W. New national data show alarming increase in obesity and noncommunicable chronic diseases in China. Eur J Clin Nutr 71, 149–150 (2017).

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