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2009-01-14 16:09:04

A large study of US women suggests that obese women may have a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer than their thinner counterparts.

2008-12-29 13:28:03

Obesity affects health in several ways, but new research shows obesity can have minimal impact on ovarian cancer survival.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By Paula Fentiman Obese women who carry most of their extra weight in their stomach are 70% more likely to develop pancreatic cancer, a study found today.

2006-08-29 08:29:20

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Findings from a new study confirm that obesity is associated with decreased survival among women with ovarian cancer.

2006-01-24 13:16:13

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Obesity is associated with a broad range of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events, Scottish and Australian researchers report. "That's a potentially huge public health problem and burden on the health care system," senior investigator Dr. John J.

2006-01-24 13:15:00

Obesity is associated with a broad range of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events, Scottish and Australian researchers report.

2006-01-09 12:35:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Many obese people are in denial about their size and do not want to lose weight even if it would improve their health, according to a British poll on Monday.

2006-01-09 12:35:00

Many obese people are in denial about their size and do not want to lose weight even if it would improve their health, according to a British poll on Monday.

2005-11-08 14:15:05

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Chronic kidney disease is much more likely to develop in overweight and obese people with high blood pressure (hypertension) than in those of ideal body weight, according to the results of a large study.

2005-09-27 14:49:05

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The results of a new prospective study provide additional evidence that obesity may increase women's risk of developing multiple myeloma, a type of bone-marrow cancer.