Nik Morton - Obesity - how do our genes contribute?
From Jillian Hosie
In recent years, obesity has become a problem for the health of our children and young people. Being overweight or obese can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attacks, stroke and some cancers and obesity in pregnancy may have important consequences for the unborn child. Hear how our genes and environment contribute to obesity and learn of new research from Edinburgh on natural resistance to obesity that hopes to lead to medicines that can prevent and treat obesity.