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Exercise counters DNA in obesity study

Even if obesity is in your DNA, exercise can help. British researchers studied over 20,000 people, determining their genetic risk of obesity. Those who had the most genetic variants for obesity inherited from their parents, did have the highest Body Mass Index. But the at-risk people who were...

4 years 8 months ago

Obesity linked to missing DNA

A new study finds some people who are severely obese are missing entire sections of their DNA. Researchers in London studied the genes of teens and adults who had learning disabilities and found they were all missing the same portion of DNA. They were also all obese. Researchers...

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