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Researchers identify gene responsible for obesity and diabetes in old age.

Practically everyone gets fatter as they get older, however, according to a new study from researchers at Duke University some people can blame their genes for the extra padding. The new findings show that two different mutations in a gene called ankyrin-B causes cells to suck up glucose faster than normal, fattening them up and eventually triggering the type of

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