Topics

Father's obesity in puberty doubles the risk of asthma in his future offspring

07:03 EDT 2 Oct 2019 | Science Daily

A new study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.

Original Article: Father's obesity in puberty doubles the risk of asthma in his future offspring

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Father's obesity in puberty doubles the risk of asthma in his future offspring"

Quick Search

Relevant Topics

Obesity
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...

Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...