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Obesity And Cancer

  • New Swedish study reports: Obese teens are twice as likely to develop bowel cancer
  • According to a new study published in Gut, a journal of The BMJ, teenagers who are very overweight or obese are more than twice as likely to develop bowel cancer by middle age. Researchers followed nearly 240,000 Swedish males for 35 years to reach their findings. The World Cancer Research Fund commented on the findings saying the link between teenage obesity and bowel cancer is “strong”. ... ››› more
  • [29 May 2015]
  • Obesity to blame for half a million new cancer cases each year!
  • A new study has uncovered that obesity is associated with close to 500,000 new cancer cases worldwide each year. If you're overweight or obese and think your excess kilos aren't putting you at an increased cancer risk, think again. Read on for the inside scoop on what the study found. Interesting study shows a link between obesity and cancer   The study analysed data from 184 coun... ››› more
  • [05 May 2015]
  • Your fat is increasing your oesophageal cancer risk by 133%
  • Obesity is the reason one in five people die. But did you know it's also the cause of many different types of cancer according to the National Institutes of Health. And they say it's worse for women than it is men. In fact, as a women, having a Body Mass Index (BMI) higher than 30.0 means your risk of at least seven different types of cancer soars. It starts with a 25% increased breast can... ››› more
  • [15 April 2015]


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