Discovery of genetic variants that protect against obesity and type 2 diabetes could lead to new weight loss medicines

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            Credit:  Siora Photography

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This study drives home the fact that genetics plays a major role in why some people are obese - and that some people are fortunate enough to have genes that protect them from obesity

Sadaf Farooqi

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