Gene deletion linked to obesity, mental health problems

10/9/2012 | HealthDay News

Data on more than 65,000 individuals from the U.S., Canada and Europe revealed that those with brain-derived neurotrophic factor deletions were all obese and had mild to moderate intellectual disorder as well as a mood disorder. The study in the Archives of General Psychiatry found that children with the deletions had anxiety problems, aggression disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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