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26 April 2011

Obesity and oxidative stress

Ever wondered why exactly obese people are more likely to develop heart disease than healthy people? A new study has found the answer.

Ever wondered why exactly obese people are more likely to develop heart disease than healthy people? A new study has found the answer.

Oxidative stress
Obesity has long been considered as a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease and according to study leader Dr John Keaney, oxidative stress is one of the reasons why obesity is so dangerous.

 
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