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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

PANCREATIC CANCER

Obese women have 31% greater lifetime risk of pancreatic cancer than healthy weight women

Obese women (BMI of 30 or more) have a 31% greater lifetime risk of pancreatic cancer than healthy weight women according to Cancer Research UK .

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 12:25 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

GLYCEMIC LOAD

High glycemic index diet not associated with risk of pancreatic cancer

No association was found between eating a high glycemic index diet or high glycemic load diet were 26 percent and pancreatic cancer according to an analysis of 39 studies. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Sep 30, 2008 1:17 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, November 08, 2007

PANCREATIC CANCER

Pancreatic cancer: 60 lbs increases risk 1.2-fold in women

A difference of about 60 pounds increases the risk of pancreatic cancer 1.2-fold in women according to a study from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 08, 2007 7:02 am | [0] comments

Thursday, November 09, 2006

PANCREATIC CANCER

High sugar intake increases risk of pancreatic cancer by 51-93%

A high sugar intake increases the risk of pancreatic cancer according to a study from Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 09, 2006 3:52 am | [0] comments

Monday, September 26, 2005

SOFT DRINKS

Sugar-sweetened soft drinks may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer in women

Consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer in women, especially overweight women or women who do not exercise according to a study from the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass., USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 26, 2005 8:18 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

CANCER

Obesity associated with increased death from colon cancer, liver cancer and lymphoma

Obesity is associated with an increase in death from colon cancer, liver cancer, cancer of the lymph nodes, and possibly stomach cancer according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 06, 2005 5:06 am | [0] comments

Friday, January 14, 2005

CANCER

Elevated blood sugar increases risk of death from cancer by 23-29%

Elevated fasting blood sugar levels -- above 140 mg/dL -- increase the risk of cancer death by 29 percent in men and 23 percent in women compared to people with the lowest blood sugar levels -- less than 90 mg/dL -- according to a study from Korea. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jan 14, 2005 4:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, August 09, 2004

Cancer: Elevated insulin levels associated with cancers of colon, breast, pancreas, and endometrium

Type II diabetes and chronically elevated levels of insulin are associated with an increased risk of cancers of the colon, breast, pancreas, kidney, and endometrium. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:40 am | [0] comments

Pancreatic cancer: Excess weight may account for 27% of U.S. cases in women

Being overweight or obese may account for 52 percent of cases of pancreatic cancer in the U.S.. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Aug 09, 2004 4:36 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Pancreatic cancer: Obesity increases risk 70%

Being overweight increases the risk of pancreatic cancer by 30 percent, while being obese increases the risk 70 percent. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 04, 2004 12:33 pm | [0] comments

Friday, July 09, 2004

Obesity and elevated insulin levels appear to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer

Obesity, elevated insulin levels, glucose intolerance, lack of physical activity, aspirin use, occupational exposure to certain pesticides, and dietary factors such as carbohydrate or sugar intake, as well as smoking, appear to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer according to a new paper from a researcher at Harvard University. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jul 09, 2004 11:45 am | [0] comments
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