Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 15th, 2007
Study 1: Scientists discuss in "Relationships of IGF-I and andrrogens to skeletal maturation in obese children and adolescents" new findings in obesity. "IGF-I and androgens are postulated to accelerate skeletal maturation in obese children. We studied weight status (BMI-SDS), height-SDS, IGF-I, cortisol, DHEA-S, and testosterone in 356 obese children (aged 4-15 years; 54% females) and correlated them to differences between bone age and chronological age (deltaBA-CA)," investigators in Herdecke, Germany report.
"Direct multivariate linear regression analyses were conducted...
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