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Heart Health

09 June 2010

Short people prone to heart disease

Short people are 50% likelier than tall people to die prematurely of heart disease, researchers reported in a major review of three million people.

Short people are 50% likelier than tall people to die prematurely of heart disease, researchers reported in a major review of three million people.
 

"The results are unequivocal: short stature is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease," said Jaakko Tuomilehto, a professor at the University of Helsinki in commenting on the new study.
 

 

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