Age may be less of a determining factor in the increase of BP compared with the amount of exposure to a Western lifestyle, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health examined two tribes, the Yekwana and the Yanomami, living in an isolated area of the Venezuelan rainforest.
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