Health Articles tagged ‘genetic diseases’

How Important is Family History to Childhood Obesity?

If we want to finally figure out a solution to the growing problem of obesity among children in America, we first have to understand the causes of childhood obesity. Naturally, people tend to look at a child’s family for clues. Does family history and genetics contribute to a child’s weight? Let’s...
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Q&A: What is Muscular Dystrophy?

What is muscular dystrophy? Muscular dystrophy is actually a group of muscle diseases that involve the progressive weakening of the voluntary muscles. This disease can affect all age groups from the young to those that are middle aged and older. How is muscular dystrophy diagnosed? Muscular dystrophy...
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