Tendencias 21. Ciencia, tecnología, sociedad y cultura

Tendencias 21
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Measuring waist circumference would improve detection of children, adolescents with cardiometabolic risk

A study concludes that including waist circumference measurements in clinical practice, together with the traditional height and weight measurements, would make it easier to detect children and adolescents with cardiometabolic risk. This study is the first of its kind in Spain on abdominal obesity in children and adolescents, one of the most important risk factors associated to this disorder, which has increased in recent years.http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/E...

Martes, 28 de Enero 2014
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