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Mothers may be able to reduce guilt over their children's inherited obesity guilt by being more careful in the future about their children's diet.
… doctor-patient talks about the genomic underpinnings of obesity can pay off. … there can be a downside, of course. … overweight women about the likely genomic underpinnings of obesity can also have a positive effect. it appears to reduce … april online issue of the annals of behavioral medicine.   obesity has long been recognized as a major health problem in …
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Researchers have conducted the first study to look at the genomic underpinnings of obesity in continental Africans and African Americans.
… study of its kind to look at the genomic underpinnings of obesity in continental africans and african americans. they … carry a genomic variant that increases their risk of obesity , a finding that provides insight into why obesity clusters in families. researchers at the national …
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Fearful patients who received information about the role of genomics in obesity were less likely to take steps to improve health habits
… people think about genomic influences on body weight and obesity ."</p> <p>how people react to hearing … who received information about the role of genomics in obesity were less likely to take steps to improve health habits … obesity and genomic information, obesity and genetics, …
Genetic Disorders
Dercum disease is a rare condition that is characterized by multiple, painful fatty tumors that occur chiefly in post-menopausal, obese women of middle age.
… (1) multiple, painful, fatty masses; (2) generalized obesity, usually in menopausal age; (3) weakness and …
Research at NHGRI
CRGGH uses genomic tools to understand the pathobiology of metabolic disorders, including obesity, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and kidney disease.
… the pathobiology of metabolic disorders, including obesity , hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and kidney … the high rate of diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and obesity among african americans and other minority groups in … and lipid biomarkers mediate the metabolically healthy obesity phenotype: a shotgun proteomics study. obesity 2016 …
Staff
Dr. Adebowale Adeyemo is an associate investigator and deputy director of NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… author of the papers describing: the first genome scan for obesity in an african population, the first genome-wide … cardiometabolic disorders, in particular hypertension, obesity and diabetes, are non-communicable conditions of … he conducted the first genome wide linkage studies for obesity and for lipids in an african population), his studies …
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Dr. Wilson is the co-chief of and senior investigator in NHGRI's Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch.
… analysis, bioinformatics, scoliosis, craniosynostosis, obesity , cardiovascular disease … alexander wilson, … analysis, bioinformatics, scoliosis, craniosynostosis, obesity , cardiovascular disease … dr. wilson is the co-chief …
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Dr. Susan Persky is an associate investigator in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… new genomic knowledge about common health conditions like obesity and diabetes in interactions between health care … that providing information about genomic underpinnings of obesity risk can significantly reduce the extent to which … also demonstrated that provider-initiated communication of obesity-related genomic information can be variable with …
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Using a virtual reality buffet, researchers studied the hundreds of small decisions mothers make while selecting food for their children.
… information about their children's genomic risk of obesity led some mothers to make healthier choices. the … strongest messages about their children's genomic risk for obesity were less subject to a type of nonconscious behavior … heads nhgri's immersive virtual environment test unit. obesity has long been recognized as a major health problem in …
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