Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Extra pounds and ovarian cancer linked

WebMD – Mar. 11, 2014 – Researchers analyzing data from the Centers for Disease Control estimated that women have a six percent increase in risk of ovarian cancer risk for every five-point increase their body-mass index (BMI). The researchers led Dr. Elisa Bandera, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, said that it is becoming clear that fat cells produce both inflammatory compounds  and hormonal imbalances that may upset the body’s normal balance needed for health.

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