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Study adds weight to kids’ obesity theory: It’s also in genes

NEW DELHI: It is not just the chocolate bars and the potato chips, childhood obesity has its roots in variants of three pre-disposing genes, a study conducted among 3,000 city school children has found.

The study was conducted by researchers of AIIMS and Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) on students between the ages of 11 and 17 years…..

Read more: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/study-adds-weight-to-kids-obesity-theory-its-also-in-genes/931357/

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Written by csirindia

April 3, 2012 at 5:37 am

Posted in IGIB

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