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Weight during adolescence may affect pancreatic cancer risk in adulthood

New research has linked adolescent obesity with up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life. The study’s results also suggest that overweight and even higher weight within the “normal” weight range in men may increase pancreatic cancer risk in a graded manner. The findings are published early online in CANCER, a… Read More »

Deaths during pregnancy are on the rise again 'due to obesity rates'

Deaths during pregnancy are on the rise again ‘due to obesity rates and increasing age of expectant mothers’ After years of decline, deaths during pregnancy are starting to rise again  Obesity and the increasing age of mothers is responsible, experts have said  225 women died during or just after pregnancy between 2014 and 2016 By… Read More »