Facts about lifestyle-related diseases

The purpose of a lot of CERG's research is to uncover how to treat and prevent major societal health problems, such as obesity and cardiovascular disease. We approach the issues from multiple angles, ranging from large epidemiological studies to studying the molecular mechanisms activated by physical training. 

These pages contain more information about how lifestyle-related diseases affect us all, how they manifest, and what the individual can do to reduce their personal risk. You will find facts with references to original sources, and explanations aimed at the general public – not just professionals and researchers.

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