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By CHRISTINE BARBER Game Cough. Oh, excuse me. Sneeze. I think I am still getting over my obesity virus. Sniffle. Yes, it's entirely possible I have the obesity virus.
As if the close proximity of delicious, fattening foods weren't bad enough, obesity might actually be infectious. That's the incredulous finding from new research.
Researchers have identified a new human virus that increases fat deposits and, paradoxically, reduces triglyceride levels in animals, according to a report in the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology.
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