Exposure to cardiovascular risk factors linked with arterial distensibility in adolescence

http://ift.tt/2sZG8CN The longitudinal study on children and adolescents is unique worldwide. The study shows that cardiovascular risk factors, such as overweight, high blood pressure, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and insulin resistance, are associated with arterial distensibility in adolescence.

Teenage weight gain linked to increased stroke risk as an adult

http://ift.tt/2sWkkbr Kids who become overweight during their teenage years may be more likely to develop a stroke decades later than kids who did not become overweight during those years, according to a study.