Explaining the obesity paradox: cardiovascular risk, weight change, and mortality during long-term follow-up in men

Source: European Heart Journal, Epub May 2009

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: 2009

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study followed a sample of 1114 men from the ages of 25 to 73 in an attempt to discover whether weight change would have a long standing effect on health, and whether it would alter mortality rates.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: BBC

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