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Obesity and Genetics

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Duration: 0:08:03 | Added: 29 Mar 2011
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Duration: 0:08:03 | Added: 29 Mar 2011
Dr Cecilia Lindgren explores the links between obesity and genetics.

Obesity and its consequences are major and growing challenges for health care providers worldwide. While lifestyle is a contributor, over 30 genes associated with body mass index have also been identified. Dr Cecilia Lindgren uses genetic and genomic approaches to better understand the underlying mechanisms and pathways involved in the regulation of overall energy balance, to establish improved therapies and preventive measures.

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