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Obesity, children and the future – ANZOS 2012 Briefing

John Kerr posted in on October 18th, 2012.

What we feed ourselves and our children will shape the future of New Zealand. The complex problem of obesity – and its potential solutions – is the focus of  the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS), taking place in Auckland this week. And ahead of the meeting, several key […]

Peter Gluckman: Mixed cues confuse young brains

Peter Griffin posted in on March 20th, 2009.

Excerpts from a column by Professor Gluckman, director of the Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, a leading centre for research on fetal and child health, breast cancer, epigenetics and evolutionary medicine. Read the column in full here. Some excerpts: “Just as many have not adapted to fast food and develop diabetes, it is now clear […]

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