Overweight adolescent men more likely to develop severe liver disease later in life

Posted by on June 16, 2016 6:07 pm
Categories: health

The first study that shows that overweight in late adolescence in men is a significant risk factor for developing severe liver disease later in life. Contributing to the strength of this research are the large group of men studied (close to 45,000), very long follow-up time (nearly 40 years), and the high percentage of individuals who remained in the study (1 percent loss to follow-up).

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