University of Bristol Scientists Identify Culprit in Obesity-Associated High Blood Pressure  
2/1/2013 7:13:20 AM

Researchers have described a key mechanism responsible for the brain's regulation of obesity-associated disease. Obesity and its related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke are among the most challenging of today's healthcare concerns. Together, they constitute the biggest killer in western society. New findings, published in Cell, have identified a target that could hold the key to developing safe therapies to treat obesity and its associated conditions.