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Searching for the genetic key to anorexia

April 1st, 2015

Episode 379 of 1517 episodes

Researchers have long suspected a genetic link to anorexia and now there's an international hunt to identify the genes which increase the risk. 13,000 DNA samples are needed to do the detective work and the lead Australian investigators are calling for volunteers to contribute to the database.