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An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight.
Childhood obesity has become a major issue in the United States. Research indicates that obese adolescents tend to have higher risk of mortality as adults.
According to new research, there are at least two new genetic variations responsible for increasing the risk of common childhood obesity.
A new study uncovers multiple genetic variations associated with common childhood obesity.
A new study by pediatric researchers has added to the evidence that genes have a strong influence on childhood obesity.
Studying a protein already known to play an important role in type 2 diabetes and cancer, genomics researchers have discovered that it may have an even broader role in disease, particularly in other metabolic disorders and heart disease.
Pediatric researchers have found that a gene already implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes in adults also raises the risk of being overweight during childhood.
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