The childhood obesity window is closing: Genetic influence of height and weight grows as we get older

July 9, 2014

By Matthew Mientka A new study on twins shows the importance of early intervention as America’s childhood obesity rate continues to rise after doubling during the past 30 years, with more than one-third of children overweight and obese. By comparing data collected on more than 2,500 pairs of twins with genomic analysis, researchers from King’s […]

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