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Smokers Gain Weight after Quitting, Confirms Study

Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quitting, said a new study. For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked daily and current body mass index (BMI) are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, said researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight gain ...

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Higher Heart Beat Linked to Diabetes Risk, Says Study on Chinese Adults

In a surprising hint at possible onset of diabetes, heart may beat faster regularly suggesting that there is alink between heart pulse and diabetes, said a new study. Reserchers from the Penn State University studied 73,357 Chinese adults for over 4 years and found that faster heart beat record is positively associated with risk of developing diabetes, giving another clue ...

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