Published in Health and Medicine Week, February 20th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Previous reports have found associations between having been breast-fed and a reduced risk of being overweight. These associations may be confounded by sociocultural determinants of both breast-feeding and obesity. We addressed this possibility by assessing the association of breast-feeding duration with adolescent obesity within sibling sets."
M.W. Gillman and colleagues at the Harvard Medical School explained, "We surveyed 5614 siblings age 9 to 14 years and their mothers. These children were a subset of participants in...
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