Researchers have found a link between teenage obesity and cancer

Ученые обнаружили связь между подростковым ожирением и раком

If the person is in adolescence obese, the risk of cancer it increases by almost four times.

Obesity in adolescence increases the risk of developing pancreatic cancer four times. To such conclusion scientists from Israel, according to Cancer.

The researchers analyzed data about the health of 1.8 million people aged 16 to 19 years. The work included the results of medical examinations from 1967 to 2002.

After this information has been associated with cases of patients with pancreatic cancer for the period up to the end of 2012.

It turned out that in case people in adolescence obese, the risk of cancer increased 3.76 times men and women of 4.07.

With men whose weight was on the verge of the top rate, also often ill with cancer. The figure was 49%.

Earlier, scientists called the product, prevent weight gain, and found out what kind of people most prone to obesity.

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