Obesity – Interview with Stephan Becher

Obesity: Health challenge of the 21st century Interview with Dr Stephan Becher, SCOR Global Life Associate Medical Director For the first time in history, there are more people suffering from obesity than from starvation worldwide. Some 50 genes connected to obesity have been identified, but the causes behind this sweeping change are complex. Genetic, environmental and hormonal factors all interact in complicated ways that are not yet understood. SCOR’s newest publication offers a greater understanding of the medical issues about obesity, its impact on the human body, and the potential consequences on personal insurance.

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