Human genomics and obesity: finding appropriate drug targets.

@article{Ravussin2000HumanGA,
  title={Human genomics and obesity: finding appropriate drug targets.},
  author={Eric Ravussin and Claude Bouchard},
  journal={European journal of pharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={410 2-3},
  pages={
          131-145
        }
}
The increasing prevalence of obesity worldwide has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to classify it as a global epidemic. Around the globe, more than a half billion people are overweight, and the chronic disease of obesity represents a major threat to health care systems in developed and developing countries. The major health hazards associated with obesity are the risks of developing diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, osteoarthritis and some forms of cancer. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING
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