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Higher muscle mass during childhood associated with better lung function
eMediNexus,  11 January 2019
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#Allergy and Immunology #Critical Care #Infectious Diseases

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Findings from the ALSPAC study published online Jan. 10, 2019 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, higher muscle mass was associated with higher levels and lung growth rates of Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) in both boys and girls. Higher fat mass was associated with lower levels of FEV1/FVC in both In boys and girls, while it was associated with lower levels and lung growth rates of FEV1 and FEF25-75 in boys.
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