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Does bariatric surgery reduce cancer risk?

There is adequate evidence that excess body fat results in an increased risk of 13 different cancers, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).   In a 2016 reassessment of the preventive effects of a healthy weight on cancer risk, the France-based IARC reviewed over 1000 epidemiologic studies, which examine disease distribution in… Read More »

Medical News Today: Broken heart syndrome: How complications affect death risk

New research finds that people who develop cardiogenic shock as a complication of broken heart syndrome have an increased risk of death, both in the short-term and in later years. Broken heart syndrome may feel very similar to a heart attack. Stressful life events can sometimes put a strain on the heart, quite literally. A… Read More »

High blood pressure – the one exercise you should AVOID or risk deadly hypertension signs

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. You could lower the risk of high blood pressure by eating a healthy, balanced diet and by doing… Read More »