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Washington University School of Medicine

Same Genes Related to both Alcohol Problems and Eating Disorders

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Caption: Part of the risk for alcohol dependence is genetic, and the same is true for eating disorders. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found it's likely some of the same genes are involved in both disorders. Jim Dryden reports…

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