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How obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cancer

New findings about the biological links between obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes may also shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer, says a scientist at The University of...

BRCA 1 breast cancer gene plays a protective role against the development of metabolic disease

The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle, according to a new study led by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers. Dr.

BRCA 1 breast cancer gene plays a protective role against the development of metabolic disease

The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle, according to a new study led by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers. Dr.

How Obesity Affects Cancer Screening

Researchers in Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University recently found that obesity was linked to higher rates of prostate cancer screening across all races/ethnic differences and lower rates of cervical cancer screening, most notably in white women...

Obese Women Have Higher Risk Of Suffering Breast Cancer

University of Granada researchers have proven that overweight women -especially those with morbid obesity- develop this disease at an earlier age. A total of 524 women with breast cancer participated in the study. The researchers found that women who started menstruating at a very early age between 9 and 10 years- developed breast cancer at a younger age...