Source: Medical News Today
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Date of publication: September 2014
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: Researchers from the University of Adelaide have published a paper that shows how parent’s lifestyles choices can affect a child’s health before conception even more than previously thought. In the research the scientists found parents with certain risk factors had an increased risk of passing on health issues to their child. Risk of diabetes, CVD and anxiety are all likely to develop in a child whose parents lead a poor lifestyle.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum