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Genes That Influence Childhood Obesity Found

A large international consortium study has found at least two gene variants that increase the risk for common childhood obesity. Writing in Nature Genetics on 8 April, the researchers describe how they linked variants near the loci OLFM4 and HOXB5 to this condition, and showed they are also linked with increased body mass index (BMI) in adults. Lead investigator Dr Struan F.A...

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