Genetic, molecular and physiological insights into human obesity.


BACKGROUND Obesity and its associated co-morbidities represent one of the biggest public health challenges facing the western world today. Although environmental factors have driven the recent rise in the prevalence of obesity, the heritability of body weight is high and there is evidence that genetic variation plays a major role in determining the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2362.2010.02468.x


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