26 Jul 2016

Gene helps explain high levels of obesity in Samoa: study

From Morning Report, 8:55 am on 26 July 2016

American researchers have discovered close to half of all Samoans have a gene that increases their risk of becoming obese. It's likely a results of the ancient migrations across the Pacific - those that survived were most likely to be those with the gene. Our Health Correspondent Karen Brown has been looking at the study.