Year of Birth a Factor in Obesity, say Researchers

December 30, 2014 1:35 PM

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A person's year of birth is related to obesity risk, say researchers. A study done by researchers from Harvard Medical School found that people born before 1942 were less likely to be affected by a gene variant linked to obesity than those born after that year. The risk progressively increases in some with the number of years.

A person's year of birth is related to obesity risk, say researchers. A study done by researchers from Harvard Medical School found that people born before 1942 were less likely to be affected by a gene variant linked to obesity than those born after that year. The risk progressively increases in so...

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