The impact of breastfeeding on FTO-related BMI growth trajectories: an application to the Raine pregnancy cohort study.

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INTRODUCTION For years, body mass index (BMI) has been used by scientists to track weight problems and obesity in children and adults. Recent studies have implicated the fat mass and obesity gene (FTO) in the increase of BMI in young adults. A longer duration of breastfeeding is known to reduce the risk of being overweight later in life, but its ability to… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dys171

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@article{Abarin2012TheIO, title={The impact of breastfeeding on FTO-related BMI growth trajectories: an application to the Raine pregnancy cohort study.}, author={Taraneh Abarin and Yan Yan Wu and Nicole M. Warrington and Stephen James Lye and Craig Edward Pennell and Laurent Briollais}, journal={International journal of epidemiology}, year={2012}, volume={41 6}, pages={1650-60} }