Monday, 14 December 2015

Call researchers link obesity with prostate cancer Influenced Race

Call researchers link obesity with prostate cancer Influenced Race A study from the US found a link between obesity to increased risk of prostate cancer. However, the connection varies depending on race. Wendy Barrington, researchers from the University of Washington School of Nursing and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle said the link between obesity and prostate cancer is very complex. But if classified by race, African-American descent highest risk. Barrington Research conducted to 3,398 African-American and 22 673 people of non-Hispanic whites for 10 years. All the participants aged over 55 years. After 10 years, Barrington found that 270 African-American prostate cancer. This shows that African-Americans

have a 58 percent higher risk of developing prostate cancer than white men. In relation to body mass index (BMI), researchers found that African-Americans who are obese have a risk rate increases of up to 103 percent. Much higher than those with normal weight, with a rate of 28 percent ririsko. Barrington alone can not explain what the relation between obesity, prostate cancer and African-American race. But if it can be concluded, then the weight management is the key to a healthy life. \”For African-Americans, one way to prevent prostate cancer is to prevent obesity in advance, although further research

is needed about this,\” he said. Reuters, Friday (04/17/2015). Dr Stacy Lowb, urological of NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, said the results Barrington can be used as a message to the public. In essence, obesity is very unhealthy and is a source of various diseases. \”I did not say that losing weight can make you avoid prostate cancer, but this study is a good message for the community, that obesity should be shunned because it is the source of many health problems,\” he explained.

Call researchers link obesity with prostate cancer Influenced Race

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