High-fat diet in pregnancy increases breast cancer risk over generations in animal study

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 13:32 in Health & Medicine

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, report scientists.

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