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Contact: Josh Baxt
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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

Fly Study Uncovers Molecular Link Between Obesity and Heart Disease

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Caption: Researchers show that obesity-induced heart disease can be prevented by reducing the activity of TOR, a nutrient-sensing protein that regulates molecular circuits involved in growth, metabolism and lifespan.

Credit: Josh Baxt

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