Tag: height

Innovation, Research

Height may be risk factor for multiple health conditions

June 2, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A large genetic study by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Million Veteran Program (MVP)) has found that a person’s height may affect their risk for several common health conditions in adulthood. Significant findings include a link between height and […]

Innovation, Research

Birthweight, height together may provide indication of heart health later in life

July 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

It’s the proportionately of a newborn — a measure that includes both birthweight and length — that may best tell doctors whether a child is born with an increased risk for heart problems later in life, investigators report. Birthweight, while […]