Italian court gives GM go-ahead
News Feb 10, 2010
The highest appeals court in Italy has overturned a standing ban on the cultivation of genetically modified plants.
According to Agra Europe, the highest court in Italy has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture to allow the planting of genetically modified (GM) maize. The existing ban on the cultivation of such maize thereby is lifted. The Italian public is fundamentally inclined towards a sceptical view of genetic modification and the court move has provoked great outcry.
Children who are genetically predisposed to overweight, due to common gene variants, can still lose weight by changing their diet and exercise habits. Around 750 children and adolescents with overweight or obesity undergoing lifestyle intervention participated in the study conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Holbæk Hospital.
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