Higher BMI increased CVD mortality risk

November 2013
Endocrine Today;Nov2013, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p17
The article discusses a study published in a 2013 issue of the "British Medical Journal" which found that higher body mass index (BMI) is a significant risk factor for mortality from cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke in the East Asian population.


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