Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects
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Diet at conception could have long-lasting effects

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. What a mother eats around the time of conception can have a lifelong effect on how certain of her child’s genes function. For example, a gene that affects the risk of developing cancer can be “tagged” when a mother eats a certain diet, said an international collaboration of researchers that includes … Continue reading