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2014-12-30 20:06:42

Researchers studying the connection between genetics and obesity may have to consider one more factor: when a person was born.

2012-09-12 14:11:06

The ongoing obesity epidemic is creating an unprecedented challenge for healthcare systems around the world, but what determines who gets fat?


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.