Genes Contribute to Obesity, Latest Study Finds


An international research team (Genetic Investigation of ANthropometrical Traits) has discovered seven new gene loci that are associated with obesity. The findings will be published in Nature Genetics' latest issue.

The research team's goals were to address new genes that increase the risk of obesity, but also to compare genetic factors that result in severe obesity.

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Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect ductless glands. Addison's Diseases Research; Dwarfism Research; Thyroid Diseases Research




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New Social Enterprise Hub In Ballymena


The Northern Zone Social Enterprise Hub at Ballymena’s Ecos Centre has now officially opened. The launching ceremony was carried out by Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland.




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