Posted by Chantel M. Research contributed by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health
The prevalence of childbearing age obesity is wide spreading in US,
approximately, 50% of them are either overweight [body mass index (BMI)
25-29.9 kg/m(2)] or obese (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m(2)).
Gene GYS2 as a novel genetic factor for polycystic ovary syndrome through obesity-related condition
In a genome-wide association study to investigate the role of genetic predisposition in the pathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in relation to obesity in Koreans (n=1741), by the Osong Health Technology Administration complex, Chungcheongbuk-do, posted in PubMed,
showed that there is a significant associations of GYS2 for body mass
index in the discovery stage. The study provides a preliminary framework
upon diverse genetic effects underlying PCOS in Korean women.
Chinese Secrets to Fatty Liver and Obesity Reversal
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