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The Mysterious Virus That Could Cause Obesity

Is it possible that a virus could make you fat? New research shows that a certain type of virus that normally only infects chickens could be infecting some people, and causing them to gain weight, Wired reports. So far, scientists have determined that this mysterious virus can increase the uptake of glucose in your body and convert it to fat. While we wait for further studies, a key word here is glucose. And, unless you’re one of the tiny percentage who might have the weight-gain...

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