Category Archives: genetic

Thanks for the diabetes, dad.

Reported in Science magazine online, fathers  apparently also contribute to increasing the risk of diabetes in their offsprings.  Although the study was conducted in rats, the findings present some “food” for thought.  Daughters of obese rats were more likely to … Continue reading

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a genetic link to smoking addiction and cessation

As an alumni of the University of Toronto, I am often sent their newsletters updating me on the latest research offerings.  This month they report on a new study led by Professor Rachel Tyndale at U of T, which looks … Continue reading

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