Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 25th, 2010
A large international team of researchers, including scientists from several UK and international centres, has discovered two gene regions that affect a baby's size at birth. The research, published in Nature Genetics, is the first robust evidence that a well-known link between lower birth weight and susceptibility to type 2 diabetes has a genetic component.
The study was funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Netherlands Organisation for...
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