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cancer and obesity

Obesity Linked to Numerous Cancers

The increased risks of diabetes and heart disease aren’t the only reasons to lose weight. New research has been finding that at least twenty types of cancers are associated with being overweight or obese. In one – a large new European study from...

cancer kids and adults

Cancer Rates: Adults Down, Kids Up

The newly published CDC’s “Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975–2008” has determined that overall cancer incidence for adults – especially adult men – is down slightly, but for kids and women, cancers are up. The study, conducted by...

pancreatic cancer and meat

Meat Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Swedish researchers have found that eating red meat significantly increases a man’s risk of pancreatic cancer, and eating processed meats increases both men’s and women’s risk of contracting pancreatic cancer – considered one of the deadliest cancers. The research, from Sweden’s National Institute...