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Healthful diet and exercise help prevent cardiovascular disease in Indian patients

A healthful diet and exercise have a significant positive effect on serum lipid profiles, and obesity constitutes a major risk factor for the development of hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia, a recent Indian-based study found. Key Point: A healthful diet and regular exercise are effective reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. Prevention… 

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Physicians play a pivotal role in preventing, managing pediatric obesity and hypertension

Recent data show that weights of children in India’s upper socioeconomic classes have risen when compared with earlier reports, with a median weight at all ages of 4 kg more than children 2 decades earlier. This trend aligns with reports of increasing overweight and obesity in children across the world…. 

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