Why childhood trauma brings ill health later on

日期:2019-03-02 04:12:04 作者:敖杌 阅读:

By Zeeya Merali CHILDHOOD abuse has long been suspected of increasing a person’s risk of developing disease later in life. Now researchers studying inflammation in the bloodstream think they might know why. Previous studies have suggested that childhood trauma increases a person’s risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other disorders normally associated with obesity in adulthood. To investigate further, Andrea Danese at King’s College London and his colleagues monitored 1000 people in New Zealand from birth to the age of 32, noting any factors that created stress,