High BMI is linked to increased odds of childhood asthma

11/20/2012 | DoctorsLounge.com

Children who were overweight or obese were more likely to develop incident asthma than were normal-weight peers, Taiwanese researchers reported on the website of Obesity Reviews. They found that the dose-response effect of increased BMI on the incidence of asthma was more prominent among obese boys than obese girls.

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