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Birth weight and overweight/obesity in adults: a meta-analysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22383072     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSION: Neither positively linear nor J- or U-shaped relations exist between birth weight and overweight/obesity in adults. It is high birth weight, not low birth weight, that is associated with increased risk of overweight/obesity in adults.
Authors:
Yan Zhao; Su-Fang Wang; Min Mu; Jie Sheng
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2012-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  171     ISSN:  1432-1076     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  2013-06-19     Revised Date:  2014-07-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1737-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Algorithms
Birth Weight*
Body Mass Index
Humans
Obesity / diagnosis*
Overweight / diagnosis
Risk Assessment
Risk Factors

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