Genes ... responsible?

There is evidence that having short stature It has a number of disadvantages, but now researchers from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom they say that for every 6.5 centimeters less height, 13.5% increases risk to suffer a heart attack .

In the research, published in the journal The New England Journal of Medicine , it is mentioned that the relationship between short stature and increased risk of having a heart attack or heart disease It could be due to genetic factors. This response is more common in men, not so much in women.

A person who measures 1.50 has more than 40% risk of suffering a heart attack that a 1.80


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