Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Rare Genetic Variants May Drive Obesity in Children, Study Suggests

Children with early-onset obesity have a higher burden of rare genetic variants involved in obesity than controls, suggesting that genomic analysis may improve individualized follow-ups and genetic counseling to families. The study, “Heterozygous rare genetic variants in non-syndromic early-onset obesity,” was published in the International Journal of Obesity.

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