October 28, 2013

Indians of Brazilian Amazon Begin to Suffer “White People’s Ills”

RIO DE JANEIRO – Indians of the Brazilian Amazon no longer suffer much from malaria, which is relatively under control in the world’s largest tropical forest, but now they are contracting illnesses common in the big cities of the “whites,” such as hypertension and dyslipidemia, an abnormal amount of cholesterol and/or fat in the blood.

Such were the results of a Federal University of Sao Paulo study of Indians from the Khisedje ethnicity.. Read more.

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