Researchers find both high and low body-mass index impact mortality in more than 1 million East and South Asians
Feb. 28, 2011
A study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researcher Dr. John Potter of more than 1 million Asians found that those who were a normal weight were far less likely to die from any cause than individuals whose body-mass index was too high or low. A similar association was seen between BMI and the risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease or other causes.
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