Navigation Links
Heavier Sons Tied to Higher Death Risk for Parents
Date:12/25/2009

Obese offspring upped odds of dying of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, study found

FRIDAY, Dec. 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests there's a link between having heavy sons and cardiovascular death, but having underweight sons appears to be less hazardous than expected.

Previous research has already linked obesity to higher rates of death from cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some kinds of cancer. Studies have also shown that very thin people may be at higher risk of death from conditions such as respiratory disease and lung cancer, but some researchers question those findings.

Whether a person is overweight or underweight is defined using a measurement based on height and weight called the body-mass index (BMI).

In the new study, researchers from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden looked at more than one million pairs of parents and their young adult sons, checking to see whether the child's BMI predicted the cause of death of their parent.

The researchers found that parents with obese sons were more likely to die of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers. But no link was seen between low BMI in the sons and higher risks of respiratory disease and lung cancer deaths in the parents.

The findings, published online Dec. 23 in the BMJ, could be used to debunk the notion that obesity doesn't have as much to do with health as had previously been reported, the researchers said.

More information

Learn more about obesity from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



-- Randy Dotinga



SOURCE: BMJ, news release, Dec. 23, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Holidays Dont Have to Leave You Heavier
2. Living longer with obesity means heavier burden for hospitals
3. Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier
4. Holidays Dont Have to Make You Heavier
5. Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers
6. Patients with Medicaid and those lacking insurance have higher risk of advanced laryngeal cancer
7. New Study Reports High Injury Rates for Hotel Workers, Even Higher Rates for Women and Nonwhites
8. Hushed Genes Might Mean Higher Lung Cancer Risk
9. Higher death rates in kidney patients with newly recognized disease
10. Vulnerable groups are not at higher risk of physician-assisted death
11. Study Determines Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging Has Higher Specificity Than MRI in Patients With Equivocal Mammograms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/3/2015)... Ca (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Dan E. ... with a special focus on capital crimes, recently spoke on ... Sniper” murder trial. The hosts of the Independent Journal Review ... his history working first as a prosecutor and now as ... into the decisions made in the trial and sentencing of ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... London, UK (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 ... considerable growth of the augmentation market. The wearable augmentation ... in terms of size in the upcoming years. ... augmentation market owing to a big number of new ... the North American region, high technological advancements as well ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... While it is clear that the prospect of reduced ... are signing up to UBI policies, more mature audiences ... Due to current regulations, the application of UBI in ... full capability is starting to be realised in the ... services are at the top of the value-added services ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 ... that allege a metal-on-metal version of the artificial ... debilitating complications continue to move forward in the ... Northern District of Texas. According to the most ... on March 2, 2015, 7,350 Pinnacle hip replacement ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... BC (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 The ... doubled since 1984 to about 15%. This increases to ... old. (Bushnik T, Cook JL, Yuzpe AA, et al. ... 2012; 27: 738-46). Dr. Jason Hitkari, a reproductive endocrinologist ... a doctor of TCM and clinical director and founder ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dan E. Chambers Gives Radio Interview Providing Insights into American Sniper Guilty Verdict 2Health News:Dan E. Chambers Gives Radio Interview Providing Insights into American Sniper Guilty Verdict 3Health News:Human Augmentation Market to Pose 43.5% CAGR Through 2020, States MarketsandMarkets in its New Research Study Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:TU-Automotive: Wawanesa Insurance to Discuss How UBI Can Produce Happy, Loyal Customers 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Growing Pinnacle Hip Litigation 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Growing Pinnacle Hip Litigation 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Growing Pinnacle Hip Litigation 4Health News:New Treatment Approach Helps Boost Chance of Pregnancy; Information Seminar at Olive Fertility Center 2Health News:New Treatment Approach Helps Boost Chance of Pregnancy; Information Seminar at Olive Fertility Center 3Health News:New Treatment Approach Helps Boost Chance of Pregnancy; Information Seminar at Olive Fertility Center 4
... Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Care Costs in ... Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of ... Columbia is rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant ... an annual study by Genworth Financial. At the same ...
... Gives Oklahomans Access to Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care ... Code StatewideRICHMOND, Va., April 30 The cost of long ... inflation, putting significant financial pressure on those in or near ... At the same time, the current economic downturn has led ...
... Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health ... 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The cost of ... outpacing inflation, putting significant financial pressure on those in or ... At the same time, the current economic downturn has ...
... Assisted Living, Home Care and Adult Day Health Care Costs ... The cost of long term care in Hawaii is rising ... those in or near retirement, according to an annual study ... economic downturn has led to a decline in home values ...
... Diluted EPS (1) was $0.42 -- Annual Guidance Narrowed to $2.05 to $2.18 Adjusted Diluted EPS(1) ... Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today announced its results for the first quarter of 2009. ... Three Months Ended, ... March ...
... 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a Canadian ... drug products that are delivered to and through the skin ... its financial and operational results for the quarter ended March ... - Successfully completed all Pennsaid(R) studies necessary ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Costs for Most Types of Long Term Care in the Nation's Capital Growing Faster than Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 2Health News:Costs for Most Types of Long Term Care in the Nation's Capital Growing Faster than Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 3Health News:Costs for Most Types of Long Term Care in the Nation's Capital Growing Faster than Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 4Health News:Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Oklahoma, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 2Health News:Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Oklahoma, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 3Health News:Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Oklahoma, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 4Health News:Growth in Kansas Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 2Health News:Growth in Kansas Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 3Health News:Growth in Kansas Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 4Health News:Growth in Hawaii Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 2Health News:Growth in Hawaii Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 3Health News:Growth in Hawaii Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study 4Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 6Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 7Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 8Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 9Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 10Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 11Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 12Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 13Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 14Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 15Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 16Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 17Health News:West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results 18Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 2Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 3Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 4Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 5Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 6Health News:Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results 7
(Date:3/3/2015)... 3, 2015  Web Industries, Inc., a leading ... the Medical Device, Advanced Composites, Consumer Products, and ... 3M Medical Specialties Preferred Converter by 3M,s Medical ... companies to streamline their supply chains by using ... 3M materials, intermediate converting services, and contract manufacturing ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lbvqqr/global_ultrasound ) ... Ultrasound Equipment Market 2015-2019" report to their ... Ultrasound Equipment market to grow at a CAGR ... Ultrasound equipment are used to examine organs using ... by cardiologists, radiologists, surgeons, obstetricians, and many other ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... 03, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, ... 2020" report to their offering. ... all terms that pertain to the use of ... remote clinical/non-clinical healthcare services. They form the ecosystem ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Web Industries Receives 3M Preferred Converter Status 2Global Ultrasound Equipment Market 2015-2019: Rise in Number of MI Diagnostic Procedures with GE Healthcare, Phillips Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare & Toshiba Medical Systems Dominating 2Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 2Global Telemedicine and Mobile Healthcare Solutions, Services, and Devices: Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020 3
Non-mydriatic stereo fundus camera for glaucoma detection at early stage....
Eye Q SuperLite is ideal for color and red-free imaging used in general clinical and optometric casework such as anterior segmenting and diabetic screening....
The Genesis Camera meets the needs of those with specific requirements that cannot be met by a conventional 'chinrest' type camera....
Nidek offers 3-Dx Digital stereo camera to provide a complete and comprehensive digital imaging platform....
Medicine Products: