Overweight women have a higher risk of delivering biologically older babies. This means they are more susceptible to age-related conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes in later life, a new study shows. Published in the journal BMC Medicine, the study found a strong association between a mother’s body mass index (BMI), even ...
Babies born to overweight mothers more likely to get age-related diseases sooner
By Jocelyn Wright
20 Oct 2016