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2012-12-03 16:07:43

An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight.

2012-04-12 05:23:56

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.

Genetic Factors May Increase Risk Of Childhood Obesity
2012-04-09 12:42:31

According to new research, there are at least two new genetic variations responsible for increasing the risk of common childhood obesity.

2010-10-14 14:54:58

A new study uncovers multiple genetic variations associated with common childhood obesity.

2010-10-14 14:53:11

A new study by pediatric researchers has added to the evidence that genes have a strong influence on childhood obesity.

2010-07-21 22:55:16

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.

2009-12-07 18:39:27

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.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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