Diabetes

Genetically determined vitamin D levels not linked to T1DM

(HealthDay)—Genetically determined vitamin D levels do not appear to have a large effect on the risk for type 1 diabetes in Europeans, according to research published online Feb. 25 in PLOS Medicine.

Overweight & Obesity

Probiotic supplements may enhance weight loss in obese children

Probiotic supplements may enhance weight loss and improve the metabolic health of obese children folowing a diet and exercise plan, according to research presented today at the 58th Annual European Society for Paediatric ...

Genetics

Researchers relate DNA methylation levels to obesity

DNA methylation is a mechanism that regulates whether genes are "on" or "off", and is influenced by hereditary and environmental factors, as well as lifestyle and nutritional habits.

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