Navigation Links
Chubby Cute Little Girls- Not for the Health Conscious

Plump young girls couldn’t have it worse. New research links them to three times the chance of developing adult-onset asthma. //

Claiming to be the world’s first such research, scientists from Melbourne University of Australia say that overweight girls triple their risk of developing asthma at adulthood.

The findings published in the European Respiratory Journal are based on the survey of 1500 people who were analyzed for their body mass index (BMI). The BMI of girls measured when they were seven years old were compared with their lung function 25 years later.

The results showed that girls who did not have childhood asthma and who were in the top 25 per cent for BMI, were over three times more likely to develop the respiratory condition later, as against similar girls in the lowest 25 BMI range.

It was observed that the increased risk remained the same after taking into account other factors such as childhood allergies, the degree of lung development at the age of seven and smoking later in life.

It is acknowledged by previous research that genetics, weight, exposure to allergies and other environmental factors are linked to asthma risk.

Says Dr. John Burgess; from the school of population health who led the study:"It shows that the known increased risk of asthma in obese women could have actually started when they were children. It adds to a growing body of evidence detailing the harmful long-term effects of excess weight in childhood."

Burgess also said that as childhood obesity data from this study was taken almost 40 years ago, there would now be many more children at risk of developing adult on-set asthma.

"The prevalence and extent of obesity among young girls has grown significantly since 1968," he said.

"This means that there are now many more young girls who are overweight and could be a high risk of developing asthma in future", he warned.

A surpri sing find was that the same disease link was not found in boys, making the researchers suspicious that female-specific hormones could be to blame for the connection.

Estrogen, essential for normal female sexual development, is also known to affect the immune system and the lungs. "Heavier girls tend to reach puberty earlier than girls of normal weight," Dr Burgess said.

"It's postulated then that the effects of exposure to estrogens at a younger age possibly `programs' the lungs to develop asthma later on, but that purely a hypothesis at this stage", he was quoted.


AN
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. How Mother Sees Her Child, Chubby or Obese!
2. Little sleep as bad as no sleep
3. Aspirin Induced Asthma , A Little-Known Inducer
4. A Little Weight Loss Found To Make A Significant Difference In Men
5. Little Known DNA Repair Enzyme May Be A Tumor Suppressor Gene
6. Little Clinic LLC Plans Super Medical Clinics in Publix Super Markets
7. Trendsetters: Little girls fast track into ladies even before they know it
8. The Little Known Facts of Junk DNA
9. Too Much Or Little Sleep Increases Risk Of Diabetes
10. Diabetes Risk Pronounced With Too Much or Too Little Sleep
11. Reverse Heart Transplant Surgery On A Little Girl Makes History
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... communities, nine governmental public health departments have been awarded five-year accreditation status through ... that the benefits of being served by a PHAB-accredited health department now ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... using Microscan’s LVS 7510 at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2017 in Chicago, ... the life-sciences industry for ensuring label quality and improving patient safety. , ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Japanese Zen artist couple, Fumie and Kentaro Mune, have announced ... October at Miranda Kuo Gallery on Lower East Side, NYC. This exhibition will feature ... Wanderlust , one of the largest US yoga online media outlets in the ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Sagora Senior Living, one ... at Kingwood Assisted Living and Memory Care located at 24025 Kingwood Place Drive, ... assisted living apartments, 43 memory care apartments and 23 extended care apartments. Modern ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... center in Prescott, Arizona, is now accredited by The Joint Commission for chemical ... organization that accredits and certifies U.S. health care organizations that meet the commission’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/9/2017)... , Sept. 8, 2017 ... Mobile MRI Unit coming to Washington DC ... When: Tuesday, September 12 th – Monday, September 18 ... D.C. offering free MRI brain scans to the public.Where:  ... be parked at 501 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.What:BTF brings its nationwide ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , Sept. 9, 2017  Eli Lilly ... key primary and secondary endpoint data for lasmiditan, an ... migraine, which demonstrated statistically significant improvements compared to placebo ... be highlighted today at the 18th Congress of the ... . "The data presented today demonstrate lasmiditan,s ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... , Sept. 7, 2017  For nearly two decades, New Life ... the Assisted Reproduction Insurance industry. Today, New Life Agency announces a powerful ... ... (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: