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Researchers identify an epigenetic switch for obesity.


Current estimates place obesity incidence at more than 600 million individuals worldwide.  As a prime risk factor for heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, and neurodegeneration, obesity poses a major socio-economic challenge. Although studies over the last decades have provided a genetic framework for understanding obesity, the contribution of epigenetic regulation remains poorly understood.  Now, a study from researchers

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