"Study: Air Pollution Heightens Risk of Obesity and Diabetes"


Air Pollution and Diabetes

"Researchers from Duke University exposed lab rats either to Beijing air or filtered air for 19 days; at the end, the group that got the highly polluted Beijing air had higher bad cholesterol levels (50%), triglycerides (46%) and total cholesterol (97%), factors that can affect the risk of developing obesity and diabetes, United Press International reports. Male rats exposed to pollution ended the study 18% heavier than their filtered air counterparts, and female rats ended the study 10% heavier."

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Source- http://time.com/4233241/air-pollution-obesity-diabetes/

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