NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a new gene-environment analysis suggest parents may be prone to give more food to children who are genetically predisposed to weigh less than usual, while kids who have genetic profiles coinciding with a higher body mass index (BMI) appear to get parental pressure to eat less.

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Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

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