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Friday, January 14, 2005

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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

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Cervical cancer: Obesity may increase risk 2-3 fold

Being obese may increase a woman's risk of cervical cancer by 100-200 percent -- in other words an increase of 2-3 fold -- according to two studies, although two other studies found a smaller increase. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Aug 04, 2004 11:58 am | [0] comments
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