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.

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