• Obesity may ‘blunt' effect of race on bone parameters

    25 days ago - By Healio

    Advantages in bone parameters that may contribute to reduced fracture risk among Black vs. white adolescents and young adults may be attenuated by obesity, according to findings published in Bone.
    “We have published previous work that demonstrated differences in bone by race and ethnicity, but we had not evaluated this phenomenon in young patients with obesity,” Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS, an obesity medicine physician scientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, told Healio. “While African Americans have higher
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  • Study Evaluates Effects of Child's Height On Their Risk of Obesity

    Study Evaluates Effects of Child's Height On Their Risk of Obesity

    25 days ago - By Medindia Health

    New study examined the health records of 2.8 million children who were initially examined between 2 and 13 years of age to assess the effect of height on the future risk of obesity.
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