Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 12th, 2004
"Twin studies are useful designs for decomposing genetic and environmental influences on traits, with the basic goal being to map variations in phenotypic similarity onto variances in genetic similarity. In this review, we provide an overview of twin studies that have been used to decompose the genetic and environmental influences behind body composition, eating, style, and their covariation," scientists writing in the journal Acta Diabetologica report.
"Although many published...
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