News tagged with genetic inheritance

Obese father rats have unhealthy daughters

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in rats has found the female pups of obese males may be more likely to develop symptoms of diabetes later in life. The condition is not a case of genetic inheritance, but appears ...

Oct 21, 2010 report
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Freshman weight gain: Women with heavy roommates gain less

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new University of Michigan study finds that college women with roommates who weigh more than average gain less weight during their freshman year than women with slimmer roommates: half a pound versus 2.5 ...

Sep 21, 2010
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