Birth weight, childhood body mass index and risk of coronary heart disease in adults: combined historical cohort studies.

<h4>Background</h4>Low birth weight and high childhood body mass index (BMI) is each associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in adult life. We studied individual and combined associations of birth weight and childhood BMI with the risk of CHD in adulthood.<h4...

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Main Authors: Lise Geisler Andersen, Lars Angquist, Johan G Eriksson, Tom Forsen, Michael Gamborg, Clive Osmond, Jennifer L Baker, Thorkild I A Sørensen
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2010-11-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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