L’obésité maternelle peut augmenter le risque de cancer chez l’enfant

L’obésité maternelle peut augmenter le risque de cancer chez l’enfant

Babies born to mothers who are obese are more likely to develop cancer in early childhood, a new study reports. Using Pennsylvania birth records, researchers found a correlation between pre-pregnancy body-mass index (BMI) in mothers and subsequent cancer diagnosis in their offspring, even after correcting for known risk factors, such as newborn size and maternal…