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Epigenetic modification which raises obesity risk and predicts fatty liver identified.


Obesity has become a major health threat, affecting more than half a billion people worldwide in 2014.  In particular, obesity increases the risk for insulin resistance, hypertension, coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The risk of obesity is largely influenced by the family background, indicated by heritability rates of up to 40% for body mass index. However, genetic variants

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