Paternal obesity is associated with IGF2 hypomethylation in newborns: results from a Newborn Epigenetics Study (NEST) cohort
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:29 (6 February 2013)
Obesity in fathers is associated with a decrease in methylation of the insulin-like growth factor 2 gene in their newborns, suggesting that paternal obesity may disrupt normal imprinting in germ cells and affect the health of their offspring.
The global burden of neonatal hypothermia: systematic review of a major challenge for newborn survival
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:24 (31 January 2013)
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Evidence from a systematic review shows that neonatal hypothermia indirectly contributes to infant mortality, suggesting that hypothermia prevention measures should be employed to help reduce newborn deaths in resource-limited settings.