US children's study escapes knife

June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/5/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 12, p1694
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the study of the genetic and environmental causes of children's illnesses in the U.S. The study, which sets to begin recruiting subject in 2008 after a late cash infusion from the Congress, aims to determine the causes of many diseases of American children including autism, asthma, diabetes and obesity. The study will basically track the health and environments of 100,000 children from the womb to their 21st birthdays.


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