Father's Obesity Influences Child's Cancer Risk

MNT  "Hypomethylation of the gene coding for IGF2 (Insulin-like growth factor 2) in infants increases their risk of developing cancer when they are older. The researchers said that among babies whose fathers were obese, they found a drop in the amount of DNA methylation of IGF2 in the fetal cells that had been taken from cord blood."

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