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Jul 2017 A new paper has been published, following our study which shows that the hormone oxytocin modulates how our brain responds to food pictures.

 

Jul 2017 In a study just published in the journal Scientific Reports we looked at a large number of genes in over 4000 children with severe obesity from the GOOS cohort.

 

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We want to provide you with some general information about why you or your family may have a weight problem, and also more detailed information about specific genes and how they might cause weight problems.  We are able to do this thanks to the help of the many patients who have been involved in our research.

 

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Why do I have a problem with my weight?

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 We will add more leaflets to the website as they become available.