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October 2022, Volume 72, Issue 10

Student's Corner

Chronic pesticide exposure may increase the risk for obesity by suppressing diet-induced thermogenesis

Aiman Idrees  ( 4th Year MBBS Student, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. )
Aleenah Mohsin  ( 4th Year MBBS Student, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. )
Aqeeb Ur Rehman  ( 4th Year MBBS Student, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. )

DOI: https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.5456

 

Madam, the unregulated and injudicious use, or rather overuse, of pesticides in Pakistan is alarming. Pesticides are predominantly used in the agricultural industry, and Pakistan, being an agricultural country, is one of the largest consumers of pesticides in South Asia.

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