High BMI, Weight Gain Associated With Low ALS Risk Decades Later

High BMI, Weight Gain Associated With Low ALS Risk Decades Later
High pre-diagnostic body mass index (BMI) and weight gain are associated with a lower risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) several decades later, according to a study published in Neurology. In this population-based study, researchers collected objectively measured BMI from 85% of citizens aged 20 to 70 years who and living in 18 out of 19 Norwegian counties between 1963 ... read more
Source: Neurology AdvisorPublished on 2019-07-30By Jennifer Mannheim