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Genetic mutation passed on by mother may influence risk of metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is associated with high level of stomach fat, high cholesterol, insulin resistance and high blood pressure. These conditions predispose people to diabetes and heart disease. Researchers claim that metabolic syndrome may be influenced by genetic mutation passed on from mother to child. This discovery may help researchers find the causes of metabolic syndrome and hence develop effective treatment.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health Day News

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About: Genetic mutation passed on by mother may influence risk of metabolic syndrome

Date: 21 October 2004

Source: Health Day News

URL: http://www.ajc.com/health/content/shared-auto/healthnews/hrts/521903.html

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