The brain science of obesity | Mads Tang-Christensen

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The brain science of obesity | Mads Tang-Christensen

Wednesday, 6 October

Your belly and your brain speak to each other, says obesity researcher Mads Tang-Christensen. Offering scientific proof that obesity is a disease influenced by genetics and the environment, he introduces a molecule discovered in both the brain and gut that helps control appetite -- and which could be engineered to promote healthy weight loss for those living with obesity.
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