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Childhood aggression negatively influences BMI

1 day ago   |   By Healio

Children who act more aggressively may be more likely to gain excessive weight than those who are less aggressive, according to study findings presented in Obesity.
Earlier studies of the relationship between high BMI and negative externalizing behaviors, including aggression, in childhood yielded conflicting findings and raised questions about bidirectionality, according to study background.
“There is a particular need to elucidate the association between aggressive behavior and BMI in childhood,” Henning Tiemeier, MD, PhD, MA, Sumner and Esther Feldberg professor of maternal and
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Older patients with acute MI less likely to receive PCI

1 day ago   |   By Healio

Patients older than 65 years with acute MI were less likely to have PCI while receiving other therapeutic approaches, according to findings presented during the American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions.
Wojciech Rzechorzek, MD, and colleagues examined outcomes and therapeutic approaches in a large unselected population of patients.
“Our study found that seniors were less likely to undergo PCI for a heart attack and if they do receive the procedure it's not within the optimal time for the best possible outcome, Rzechorzek, a resident at
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