Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"Genome-wide variance components linkage analysis was performed on 4 latent factors underlying metabolic syndrome derived from 10 risk factors. The latent factors represent obesity and insulin, blood pressure, lipids and insulin, and central obesity," scientists writing in the journal Hypertension report.
A.T. Kraja and colleagues at Washington University in Saint Louis explained, "The metabolic syndrome factor scores were derived in 4 ethnic groups recruited in 3 Networks of the Family Blood...
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