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2005-01-26 07:58:07

Study finds genetics account for about 50% of change in body mass index HealthDayNews -- Your genes may be one reason your jeans are getting tighter, says a Saint Louis University School of Public Health study that found genetics can play a role in some peoples' weight problems. "About 50 percent of adult-onset weight change remains genetic," principal investigator James C. Romeis, a professor of health services research, said in a prepared statement. He studied nearly 4,000 sets of male...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.