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75% Indian population never goes for diagnostic tests due to a lack of diagnostic testing culture, leading to the rising incidence of CVDs in youth

48% of people are either hypertensive or at risk of becoming hypertensive, and 30% of people have a high Waist Hip Ratio (WHR) – an early indication of the onset of CVDs: Study New Delhi [India], June 23: Neglecting preventive care leads to high cases of preventable diseases. And this applies to cardiovascular diseases as well.

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An MOU signed to create a Miyawaki forest at Pandesara as a part of the “Satyagraha Against Pollution” movement

Surat (Gujarat) [India], June 16: A vast Urban Forest is planned in the industrial zone at Pandesara near the newly made office of Gujarat Pollution Control Board. A Memorandum of Understanding between Hearts at Work Foundation, GPCB and Pandesara Infrastructure Limited was signed. The tree plantation for the 1st Phase was also executed therein. During