The Daily Star

Your Right To Know
Thursday, November 26, 2015

Saturday, February 16, 2013
Star Health

Health Bulletin

First-born may be at greater risk for diabetes, hypertension

First-born children may be at greater risk for diabetes or high blood pressure, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism contends.

The study authors noted their findings could have serious public health implications for countries like China, where a one-child policy means first-born children comprise a large portion of the overall population.

Share on






The Daily Star

©, 1991-2015. All Rights Reserved