The cheap combo tablet contained two blood pressure drugs, a cholesterol medicine and aspirin. Researchers said the study could be a gamechanger, especially in poor countries and for people who don't stick to a multi-tablet regimen.
With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, the study says a third of women and a quarter of men worldwide are in the firing line for killer conditions unless they up their physical activity.
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