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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

The Science Show separate stories podcast makes it easy to find your favourite stories each week. Your essential source of what's making news in the complex world of scientific research, scandal and discovery, The Science Show with Robyn Williams is one of the longest running programs on Australian radio.


The role of genes in obesity

June 6th, 2015

Episode 189 of 483 episodes

Obesity comes with disorders including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. In 2008 health costs associated with obesity were $58 billion in Australia. In addition to energy intake and exercise, genes are thought to play a crucial role.