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Cancer Research UK highlights obesity as the second leading cause of cancer after smoking and warns that millennials are set to become the most overweight generation in history.Medscape Medical News
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We presently forget 98% of everything we experience. That will go away in favor of perfect, controllable, configurable memory. Skills and knowledge will become commodities that can be purchased and installed. We will be able to feel exactly as we wish to feel at any given time. How we perceive the world will be mutable and subject to choice. How we think, the very fundamental basis of the mind, will also be mutable and subject to choice. We will merge with our machines, as Kurzweil puts it. The boundary between mind and computing device, between the individual and his or her tools, will blur. Over the course of the ...
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Schizophrenia associates with metabolic alterations and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), obesity, metabolic syndrome (MetS), type 2 diabetes, various cancers, and overall mortality (Vancampfort et al., 2013). Possibly due to unhealthy life-style and antipsychotics side-effects (Mitchell et al., 2013), patients with schizophrenia have an increased weight or comorbid obesity in 40-60%. Metabolic alteration are detectable at the earliest stages of illness, and their incidence increases in multi-episode patients (Minichino et al., 2017).
Source: Psychoneuroendocrinology - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
(Natural News) Here’s a fact: An unhealthy diet is likely to increase your chances of getting a chronic condition like cancer, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and diabetes – and that’s not counting obesity and other related conditions. But unfortunately, loading up on green smoothies and leafy greens, such as spinach, to counteract this effect could compromise your body...
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Authors: Mormile R PMID: 29991211 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Minerva Endocrinologica - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Minerva Endocrinol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Our study suggests that there are no differences between surgical and postoperative outcomes according to BMI. This study represents a starting point for future research in our population to determine the impact of the BMI on prostate cancer and its management. PMID: 29991659 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Bariatric surgery is associated with decreased risk of hormone-related cancers, whereas gastric bypass might increase the risk of colorectal cancer. PMID: 30003539 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Br J Surg Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2018Source: Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation ResearchAuthor(s): Tahereh Setayesh, Armen Nersesyan, Miroslav Mišík, Franziska Ferk, Sabine Langie, Vanessa M. Andrade, Alexander Haslberger, Siegfried KnasmüllerAbstractHealth authorities are alarmed worldwide about the increase of obesity and overweight in the last decades which lead to adverse health effects including inflammation, cancer, accelerated aging and infertility. We evaluated the state of knowledge concerning the impact of elevated body mass on genomic instability. Results of investigations with hu...
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Publication date: Available online 12 July 2018Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Michael A. Liss, James Robert White, Martin Goros, Jonathan Gelfond, Robin Leach, Teresa Johnson-Pais, Lai Zhao, Elizabeth Rourke, Joseph Basler, Donna Ankerst, Dimpy P. ShahAbstractBackgroundThe fecal microbiome is associated with prostate cancer risk factors (obesity, inflammation) and can metabolize and produce various products that may influence cancer but have yet to be defined in prostate cancer.ObjectiveTo investigate gut bacterial diversity, identify specific metabolic pathways associated with disease, and develop a microbiome risk pr...
Source: European Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) New technologies enable deeper insights into the causes of major diseases such as diabetes, obesity or cancer and open the way to a new generation of diagnostics and therapies. For the first time, the new Helmholtz Pioneer Campus (HPC) at Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen and the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) have invited bioengineers, diabetes researchers and scientists from related therapeutic areas to the International Conference on Engineering Biomedical Breakthroughs on the island of San Servolo in the Venice Lagoon.
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ConclusionThe full extraperitoneal approach represents an interesting alternative strategy for the surgical treatment of obese patients with high-risk endometrial cancer.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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