Childhood body composition may influence future lung health

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

How well people breathe as adults may depend on the amount of fat mass and lean muscle mass they have as children, according to a new study led by scientists from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation. This research has been conducted as part of the Ageing Lungs in European Cohorts (ALEC) project, coordinated by Imperial College London. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-01-childhood-body-composition-future-lung.html

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