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Father’s obesity in puberty increases the risk of asthma in his future offspring

MED reports that a UIB-study shows that boys who are obese in pre-puberty have an over two times higher risk of having children with asthma than those who are not.

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Read the MED news.

It is also published (in Norwegian) on forskning.no, and in Medical Xpress.

(In Norwegian) ABC nyheter: Sammenheng mellom fars overvekt i puberteten og økt risiko for astma hos barna