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Obese men in 20s may die in middle age

Families of chubby youngsters, beware! Men who turn obese in their early 20s are significantly less likely to reach their middle age, a new study published in the British Medical Journal has suggested. Also such youngsters are also up to eight times more likely to suffer diabetes, potentially fatal blood clots or a heart attack,

Healthy lifestyle lowers mid-age cardiac risk

Washington: Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from your 20s into your 40s may spell lower cardiovascular risk in mid-age, says a new study. “The problem is few adults can maintain ideal cardiovascular health factors as they age,” said Kiang Liu, study co-author and professor of preventive medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. “Many

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