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Researchers want to genetically modify humans in supposed “cure” for obesity

2015, rugsėjo 2

Genetically modified idiots…

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by: David Gutierrez

(NaturalNews) Researchers from Harvard and MIT claim to have discovered the mechanism by which a specific gene variant increases the risk of obesity in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Shockingly, the researchers claim that this discovery could pave the path for a way to “cure” obesity by modifying the DNA of people who carry this variant.

Obesity is a risk factor for many major health problems, including heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. As rates continue to increase worldwide, experts and the media alike have taken to speaking of an obesity “epidemic.”

Scientists suggest modifying human genome

Researchers had previously discovered that people with a higher body mass index (BMI) — a measure of obesity — are significantly more likely to carry a specific variant of a gene called FTO, which has in turn been dubbed the “obesity gene.” In the…

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