Eyleen O’Rourke discovers obesity causing genes

September 21, 2021

Promising news in the effort to develop drugs to treat obesity comes from University of Virginia scientists who have identified 14 genes that can cause weight gain and three that can prevent it. The findings pave the way for treatments to combat a health problem that affects more than 40% of American adults. To read more, please click here.

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