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Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations: Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations:

Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations: Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations:

Posted: October 28, 1997

Some women who become glucose intolerant late in pregnancy may develop gestational diabetes and give birth to larger than normal babies with a tendency to become obese. Now a new study of genetically normal rats indicates that the effect of overfeeding extends for at least three generations and may explain health trends beginning to be… Read more »


Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Hutchinson Center, University of Washington, and Children’s Hospital forming new alliance in the fight against cancer

Posted: October 27, 1997

Seattle-based world leaders in the fight against cancer today announced that they are forming a new, combined clinical cancer program. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the University of Washington (UW), and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center are creating the new program, called the "Cancer Care Alliance," to speed the development of new knowledge… Read more »