Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 15th, 2008
"The severity of the long-term effects of excess childhood weight on CHD, however, remains unknown. We investigated the association between body-mass index (BMI) in childhood (7 through 13 years of age) and CHD in adulthood (25 years of age or older), with and without adjustment for birth weight. The subjects were a cohort of 276,835 Danish schoolchildren for whom measurements of height and weight were available. CHD events...
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