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Genes and Obesity

1st Edition, Volume 94 - November 15, 2010

Editor: C. Bouchard

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 7 5 0 0 3 - 7
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A number of genes have been identified that are associated with an increased body mass index (BMI), the standard measurement of obesity. By analyzing these genes, researchers ho… Read more

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A number of genes have been identified that are associated with an increased body mass index (BMI), the standard measurement of obesity. By analyzing these genes, researchers hope to gain a better understanding of what causes obesity and develop ways to tackle the problem. The study of genes and obesity could lead to new treatments. Genes and Obesity reviews the latest developments in the field.