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Mix of Stress, Rich Diet Makes Mice Obese

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Mix of Stress, Rich Diet Makes Mice Obese

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Mix of Stress, Rich Diet Makes Mice Obese

Mix of Stress, Rich Diet Makes Mice Obese

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Scientists at Georgetown University have determined that a combination of stress and a high-fat diet causes mice to become obese.

Dr. Zofia Zukowska, the leader of the research team, believes her research might help scientists understand why some humans are overweight, and what can be done to prevent obesity.

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