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Obesity Genetics

What Calico Cats Can Teach Us About Obesity

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.28.2014 | Science

House cats -- in all their notoriously lazy glory -- may actually help scientists figure out how to control obesity in humans. Researchers at the U...

Scientists Find How 'Obesity Gene' Makes People Fat

Reuters | Ben Hirschler | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have unraveled how a gene long associated with obesity makes people fat by triggering in...

Kathleen Miles

Why Fat Is Not Your Fault

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Frustrated because that cupcake you ate went straight to your thighs but pastry seems to have no effect on the next guy? A new University of Californi...