Stroke 2021 May 13:STROKEAHA120033595. Epub 2021 May 13.
Department of Military Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem and the Israel Defense Forces Medical Corps, Ramat Gan (A.B., B.F., A.F., R.G., E.D., D. Tzur, C.D.B., G.T.).
Background And Purpose: There is a continuous rise in the prevalence of adolescent obesity and incidence of stroke among young adults in many Western countries, but the association between them is unclear.
Methods: A nationwide population-based study of 1 900 384 Israeli adolescents (58% men; mean age, 17.3 years) who were evaluated before mandatory military service during 1985 and 2013. Read More