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One Gene Could Change How We View The Obesity Epidemic - Newsy

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New research points to a gene in mice that, when silenced, can cut harmful fat levels in half. See more at http://www.newsy.com/ Follow Ryan Biek: http://www.twitter.com/ryanbiek Sources: Nature Communications http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150729/ncomms8671/full/ncomms8671.html Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/worker-displays-white-mice-at-an-animal-laboratory-of-a-news-photo/79809859 Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/seventeen-year-old-marissa-hamilton-stands-on-a-scale-news-photo/92150418 University of British Columbia http://news.ubc.ca/2015/08/10/ubc-scientists-discover-possible-obesity-gene/ National Center for Biotechnology Information http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3213306/ Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/digital-representation-of-the-human-genome-august-15-2001-news-photo/1609411 Getty Images http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/reserach-technicians-prepare-dna-samples-to-be-sequenced-in-news-photo/181169217 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html Image via: Getty Images / Justin Sullivan http://www.gettyimages.com/