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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

People who are overweight and suffering from joint pain caused by osteoarthritis are often reluctant to exercise, even though physical activity can boost muscle strength and relieve pain. A new study suggests gene therapy may someday be a good option for those people"and it may help them shed pounds, too.

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I thought the virus would take care of that.

The government sanctioned Purge has begun.

#1 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-05-12 02:39 PM | Reply

Is gene therapy like forcing people to wear really tight genes?

#2 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-12 02:55 PM | Reply

Taking the fork out of their mouth might be a start.
Exercise is very important 2nd step.

#3 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2020-05-12 03:02 PM | Reply

Making our grocery stores breakfast cereal less like candy.

#4 | Posted by LesWit at 2020-05-12 03:29 PM | Reply

I have a hunch most of the food industry's profit comes from unhealthy food.

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-12 03:34 PM | Reply

Re #5

Cheap plentiful Corn syrup.

Everything seems to have high fructose corn syrup in it.

Even bread.

#6 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-05-13 11:16 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Gene therapy?

Exercise solves obesity. Why complicate this?

#7 | Posted by madbomber at 2020-05-13 02:22 PM | Reply

Why complicate this?

Welcome to capitalism and the never ending quest to take money from the stupid.

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-13 02:41 PM | Reply

Howbout gene therapy for sociopathy. The republican party would be decimated.

#9 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2020-05-13 04:12 PM | Reply

Does gene therapy involve living the same lifestyle as Gene Simmons?

#10 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-05-13 05:53 PM | Reply

I think it would be better to stop wasting time justifying obesity and just set a universal limit to clothing sizes. Make a set of ideal standards and if you go past that you don't get to wear clothes. Make wearing clothing mandatory for the purchase of food. Make it illegal to be a feeder.

It would be even easier to admit that as a species our sole purpose is to be a plague worse than locusts.

#11 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2020-05-13 06:15 PM | Reply

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