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What is obesity?
Obesity is a medical condition characterized by excess body fat accumulation that negatively affects health. It is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Obesity increases the risk of various health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain types of cancer. It is often caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, and behavioral factors such as an unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity, and insufficient sleep.
How is biotechnology revolutionizing the treatment of obesity?
Biotechnology is revolutionizing obesity treatment with targeted drugs that regulate appetite and metabolism, and gut microbiome modulation. Personalized nutrition and exercise plans based on genetic and metabolic profiling are also being developed.
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