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Hormone Reduces Calorie Burning Contributes To Obesity

Hormone Reduces Calorie Burning, Contributes To Obesity

Provided by Amanda Boundris, McMaster University Researchers from McMaster have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity. Brown adipose tissue...

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.