Children from disadvantaged backgrounds and certain ethnic minorities do less vigorous physical activity

Children playing      
            Credit:  Margaret Weir

Children playing Credit: Margaret Weir

Children from different backgrounds can face a number of barriers preventing them from participating in sports or other types of vigorous physical activity

Jean Adams

Discovery of genetic variants that protect against obesity and type 2 diabetes could lead to new weight loss medicines

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