American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins: TUESDAY.

‘I think this report will give us a wake-up call in what we’re doing different for the reason that age group group that’s different from our cousin, Canada,’ said King, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Dietetics and Nourishment. While both national countries seem very similar, there are countless small distinctions that soon add up to create the observed gap in obesity rates likely, said Dr. Bruce Lee, director of the Global Obesity Prevention Middle at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. ‘People live and work and play within systems, and the environment affects them around them,’ Lee said.The combined group is a consortium of leading UK scientists co-ordinated by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign. Their brand-new technique aims to put a ‘patch’ of DNA over the genetic mistakes which cause the condition. Related StoriesDisclosing genetic risk for CHD results in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterolUnderstanding how schizophrenia affects workings of the brainUCSF-led researchers map out melanoma's genetic trajectoriesDuchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle-wasting condition which reduces life span to around 20, is the second most common genetic disease after cystic fibrosis, affecting one in 3,000 boys.