Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, June 9th, 2006
"It is unclear whether early life body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) is associated with adult cardiovascular disease. The objective was to assess the association of early life BMI with the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke," scientists in England report.
D.A. Lawlor and colleagues at the University of Bristol described, "The association between early life BMI and risk of adult mortality from IHD and stroke was assessed in 3 historical cohort studies in which height and weight had been assessed by using standard procedures. Participants were traced...
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