Obese people more likely to smoke, says new gene research: WHO

16 May 2018

New research indicates that people who are genetically prone to being overweight have a higher risk of being a smoker, and they are likely to smoke more than average, according to a World Health Organization agency whose study has identified for the first time around 70 genes that could explain this behaviour.

Dr. Paul Brennan from the International Agency for Research on Cancer spoke to Daniel Johnson.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
Audio Duration:
3'58"