Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for communication and discovery. As a science writer, her goal is to provide readers, in particular patients and healthcare providers, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in infectious diseases, epigenetics, and gene expression.
Researchers have developed a statistical model to better estimate how the interaction between genetic and environmental factors can affect obesity risk, potentially helping public health authorities to focus on ... Read more
Genetic risk of obesity appears to influence how much weight a person loses after bariatric surgery, with people genetically prone to slimness losing less weight after the procedure, a ... Read more
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