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Kansas City InfoZine
Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-related Diseases Two-year trial did not produce expected metabolic changes, but influenced oth
Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-related Diseases
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 18 hours ago
Two-year trial did not produce expected metabolic changes, but influenced other life span markers Washington DC - infoZine - A National Institutes of Health-supported study... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Parents aren't protecting their children enough against the dangers of e-cigarettesThe results of the study were published in the Academic Pediatrics journal. Th
Parents aren't protecting their children enough against the dangers of e-cigarettes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The results of the study were published in the Academic Pediatrics journal. The use of electronic cigarettes in the United States has increased dramatically in the last few years, as have the number of emergency calls to poison control centers... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Read up – well-known faces shared their summer readsIt may not be a requirement any longer, but many professors and administrators
Read up – well-known faces shared their summer reads
The GW Hatchet / Posted 2 days ago
It may not be a requirement any longer, but many professors and administrators still spend their summers reading. We asked some what book they read over summer vacation, or what's a must-read for students about to enter college. Below are their... Read more
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TribLIVE
Politicians embrace digital advertisingWASHINGTON — If you thought you couldn't escape the onslaught of political ads
Politicians embrace digital advertising
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — If you thought you couldn't escape the onslaught of political ads in 2012, just wait until 2016. This election cycle, campaigns are expected to fully embrace mobile advertising as a way to target voters anytime, anywhere. For the first... Read more
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Calgary Sun
For marijuana and the brain, questions remainTwo new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might affect brain development. In one study, twins had similar brain volume even when one used recreational marijuana and the other didn't. But in... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper BeltNasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into ic
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Nasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt around our solar system after historic Pluto mission Will head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Fragile X TreatmentST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that
Fragile X Treatment
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
ST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that causes intellectual disability, learning challenges, autism and behavioral problems. It occurs in more boys than girls and you may be a carrier of the gene and not show... Read more
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Newswise
WashU Expert: NLRB decision reflects evolving labor market Available for logged-in reporters only Contract employees and other temporar
WashU Expert: NLRB decision reflects evolving labor market
Newswise / Posted 4 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters only Contract employees and other temporary workers will be able to more easily form or join unions after an Aug. 27 decision by the National Labor... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Bruce Museum Adds Two Fellows And Manager Of Youth And Family ProgramsGREENWICH, Conn. -- Three new faces will join the Bruce Museum staff next month
Bruce Museum Adds Two Fellows And Manager Of Youth And Family Programs
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 4 days ago
GREENWICH, Conn. -- Three new faces will join the Bruce Museum staff next month, filling a permanent position in the Audience Engagement and Interpretive Science Department, as well as two year-long fellowships. Laura Stricker will join as manager... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Reversing Wernicke SyndromeST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- What do pregnant women, alcoholics and morbidl
Reversing Wernicke Syndrome
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 5 days ago
ST. LOUIS. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- What do pregnant women, alcoholics and morbidly obese people have in common? They are all at risk for a syndrome that could cause brain damage and memory loss. But now there's a simple solution to help keep them all... Read more
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The News & Observer
That buzzing in your pocket? A politician wanting your vote | News & Observer August 27, 2015 Spending on digital political ads to hit
That buzzing in your pocket? A politician wanting your vote
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 27, 2015 Spending on digital political ads to hit record $1 billion in 2016 Smartphones become new... Read more
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Eye Witness News
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain Two new studies highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might a
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Two new studies highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might affect brain development. FILE: Boys with higher risk were no more likely to use cannabis than those with lower risk, so it’s... Read more
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Philly.com
For marijuana and the brain, questions remainFor the twin study, researchers used interview and neuroimaging data collected
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
For the twin study, researchers used interview and neuroimaging data collected between 2012 and 2014 from 71 pairs of young adult twins or siblings who had never used cannabis, 81 pairs who had both used cannabis at one point, and 89 pairs where one... Read more
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Mashable
Does smoking pot change the brain?The effects of marijuana on the brain may be more complicated than experts prev
Does smoking pot change the brain?
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
The effects of marijuana on the brain may be more complicated than experts previously thought, and may depend on factors related to the person using the drug, such as their genetics, two new studies suggest. Marijuana use does not lead to smaller... Read more
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Reuters
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain(Reuters Health) - Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the p
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might affect brain development. In one study, twins had similar brain volume even when one used recreational marijuana and the... Read more
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ECMConnection
New Optical Method Promises Faster More Accurate Diagnosis Of Breast CancerIllinois researchers report on data-based method to replace manual inspection o
New Optical Method Promises Faster More Accurate Diagnosis Of Breast Cancer
ECMConnection / Posted 5 days ago
Illinois researchers report on data-based method to replace manual inspection of tissue A new optical method for more quickly and accurately determining whether breast tissue lesions are cancerous is described by University of Illinois researchers... Read more
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FOX News
For marijuana and the brain, questions remainTwo new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might affect brain development. In one study, twins had similar brain volume even when one used recreational marijuana and the other didn't. But in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain(Reuters Health) - Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the p
For marijuana and the brain, questions remain
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
(Reuters Health) - Two new studies out today in JAMA Psychiatry highlight the persistent questions about how cannabis might affect brain development. In one study, twins had similar brain volume even when one used recreational marijuana and the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Earth's extremes point the way to extraterrestrial lifeA giant of a moon appears before a giant of a planet undergoing seasonal change
Earth's extremes point the way to extraterrestrial life
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A giant of a moon appears before a giant of a planet undergoing seasonal changes in this natural color view of Titan and Saturn from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Bizarre creatures that go years without water.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
70 years after World War II, veteran's memories still freshBill Murphy’s childhood of poverty, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and dre
70 years after World War II, veteran's memories still fresh
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Bill Murphy’s childhood of poverty, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and dreaming big yielded to an early adulthood of combat and putting life on hold. Now 90 years old and residing in St. Augustine Beach, he served nearly three years in the... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Augustine WWII vet Bill Murphy recalls service 70 years after fightingBill Murphy’s childhood of poverty, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and dre
St. Augustine WWII vet Bill Murphy recalls service 70 years after fighting
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 8 days ago
Bill Murphy’s childhood of poverty, rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals and dreaming big was followed by an early adulthood of combat and putting life on hold. Now 90 years old and residing in St. Augustine Beach, he looks back on the nearly three... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bacterial infection makes farmers out of amoebaeIn a twist on an already surprising symbiosis, scientists at Washington Univers
Bacterial infection makes farmers out of amoebae
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
In a twist on an already surprising symbiosis, scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered that infection with an inedible bacteria transforms social amoebae from nonfarmers into primitive farmers who carry with them edible... Read more
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Newswise
Bacterial Infection Makes Farmers Out of Amoebae Scientists have discovered that farming status among social amoebae is conferr
Bacterial Infection Makes Farmers Out of Amoebae
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Scientists have discovered that farming status among social amoebae is conferred not by genetics, but by an infection Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsPNAS, Aug. 24, 2015 Newswise — In... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Scientists find how obesity gene worksBy Marilynn Marchione, AP Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene
Scientists find how obesity gene works
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 9 days ago
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU researchers’ telescope to arrive at space station Monday; will study high energy particles, ‘dark matter’With an anxious eye to the sky early Wednesday morning, LSU researchers joined
LSU researchers’ telescope to arrive at space station Monday; will study high energy particles, ‘dark matter’
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
With an anxious eye to the sky early Wednesday morning, LSU researchers joined about 50 members of an international team as they watched the culmination of 10 years of work launch into orbit on a Japanese cargo vessel. The CALorimetric Electron... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NASA Awards Grants For Technologies That Could Transform Space ExplorationEight University-Led Proposals Address U.S. Space Program Needs NASA has selec
NASA Awards Grants For Technologies That Could Transform Space Exploration
The Aero-News Network / Posted 10 days ago
Eight University-Led Proposals Address U.S. Space Program Needs NASA has selected eight university-led proposals to study innovative, early stage technologies that will address high-priority needs of America's space program. The selected proposals... Read more
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WALB Albany
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
FNF: Blank's Boonville debut highlights Game of the WeekBOONVILLE - The new football season means a new coach for the Boonville Pirates
FNF: Blank's Boonville debut highlights Game of the Week
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
BOONVILLE - The new football season means a new coach for the Boonville Pirates. Barry Blank, a longtime coach at Jefferson City and Blair Oaks, signed on to steer the ship this summer. Blank's Boonville Pirates look to rebound from last season's... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned offScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Obesity 'master-switch' in genes may be turned off
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Scientists Find How Obesity Gene Works, a Clue to TreatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists Find How Obesity Gene Works, a Clue to Treatment
Black Press USA / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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ABC Montana
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
ABC Montana / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scientists discover how to 'switch off' obesity geneCure for obesity in sight after scientists discover how to 'switch off' faulty
Scientists discover how to 'switch off' obesity gene
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Cure for obesity in sight after scientists discover how to 'switch off' faulty gene that causes the body to store fat FTO gene means some people are predisposed to being overweight Scientists blocked the faulty gene on mice and they became 50%... Read more
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FOX News
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Kewanee Star Courier
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes pe
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Kewanee Star Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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The Columbian
Scientists figure out how gene makes people obeseScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists figure out how gene makes people obese
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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The Times Leader
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatmentScientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes peop
Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment
The Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007,... Read more
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