TITLE

New research reveals brain chemical, not unhealthy lifestyle, may be cause of obesity

PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Jet;12/30/96 - 01/06/97, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers the results of a study conducted on the cause of obesity. Speculation on the role of a brain chemical known as neuropeptide Y or NPY; Comments from Jay Erickson, a Howard Hughes Institute researcher at the University of Washington about the possibility of flawed OB, or fat gene.
ACCESSION #
9701124964

 

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