FTO

Salty Or Sweet

March 05, 2015
Whether you are more apt to reach for a handful of potato chips or go for the bowl of candy may have something to do with your genetics. Looking at...
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SNPwatch: Association Between FTO Variant and Obesity Depends on Age and Impacts Development

February 23, 2011
Obesity is an enormous public health concern in the United States, affecting about 33% of adults and 20% of children and adolescents. While lifestyle and environmental factors play an undeniable...
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Researchers Warn That Drug Development Based On Obesity Genetics Could Deliver More Than Is Bargained For

June 26, 2009
Not surprisingly, there has been intense interest in the genetics of obesity in recent years.   Obesity is a major health problem, resulting in tens of thousands of premature deaths...
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SNPwatch: Gene Variant Linked to Obesity Affects Food Choices in Children

December 11, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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