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News tag: Sweden


Young overweight men pay obesity penalty

24 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Obese teenagers could earn up to 18 percent less than peers of normal weight, a new research shows. The findings are published in Demography Journal owned by Springer. Swedish authors Petter Lundborg of Lund University, Paul Nystedt of Jönköping University and Dan-olof Rooth of Linneas University and Lund University examined…


Role of genetics in causing autism greater than environment

29 Jul, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A research published in Nature Genetics on Sun, July 20, indicates genetics has a larger role in causing autism than environmental factors. According to this study, 52% of the risk of autism result from common genes, and only 2.6% of the risk is associated with sporadic and incidental mutations resulting…