Paternal obesity may raise child's odds of cancer later in life

02/6/2013 | Medical News Today · United Press International

Babies born to obese fathers had reduced DNA methylation of insulin-like growth factor 2, indicating a greater risk of developing cancer later in life, according to a study in the journal BMC Medicine. The same did not hold true in babies with obese mothers, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Medical News Today · United Press International

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL