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Children of obese mothers at raised risk of premature death
Children of obese mothers at raised risk of premature death (August 13, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Scotland - Children of obese women are at increased risk of premature death, according to a report published in the BMJ. Researchers reviewed medical records of nearly 30,000 women and nearly 40,000 of their children. The children were between 34 and 61 years of age during the followup. Results showed that adult children of obese mothers were at 35% increased risk of premature death when compared to children of mothers with a normal weight. These children were also at 42% increased risk of being hospitalized for a cardiovascular event. The results were consistent even after controlling for a variety of risk of factors
 
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