Here is an interesting article from the New York Time. Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital investigated how the effects of deleting a gene act in the brain to control weight. A group of sibling mice were eating the same amount of food and exercising normally. Yet, mice without the MRAP2 gene gained twice as much as their normal siblings. This research can help us re-think the way we think about obesity. Here is the link for the full article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/19/health/overweight-maybe-you-really-can-blame-your-metabolism.html?pagewanted=all

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