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06 September 2011

Laziness due to missing key genes?

You may think your lack of resolve to get off the couch is because you're lazy, but McMaster University researchers have discovered it may be because you are missing key genes.

You may think your lack of resolve to get off the couch to exercise is because you're lazy, but McMaster University researchers have discovered you may be missing key genes.

"Mice love to run," said Gregory Steinberg, associate professor of medicine in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and Canada Research Chair in Metabolism and Obesity.

 
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