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Medical News Today: Potential 'obesity gene' discovered

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 06:00
Scientists have discovered a potential 'obesity gene,' according to a new study. When this gene was silenced in mice, a drastic reduction of white fat followed.

Medical News Today: Scientists probing molecular origins of Parkinson's disease highlight two proteins

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 02:00
Using a new approach to focus on relevant molecules, scientists discover two gene-regulating proteins that appear to protect neurons most affected by Parkinson's disease.