Spetember 27, 2010

A new study just published in Obesity by Bollealli and colleagues at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine shows a significant association of a variant of the FTO gene with obesity in African-Americans. Another variant was found significant for non-Hispanic whites. This study confirms the association of the FTO gene in childhood obesity. See Association of FTO Gene Variants With Adiposity in… [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010] – PubMed result

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