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Diabetes and obesity together responsible for nearly 800,000 cancers worldwide

Two Hidden Cancer Causes: Diabetes and Obesity

'Alarming' rise in cancer rates driven by diabetes, obesity

One in 20 cancers are attributable to diabetes and being overweight

One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and obesity

6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes

Obesity and diabetes ‘causes up to 800,000 cancers worldwide each year’

Obesity and diabetes cause around 800,000 cancers a year, with women being nearly twice as likely to suffer as men, according to the first study of its kind

AVOIDABLE DEATHS Diabetes and obesity to blame for 21,000 cancer cases in UK every year, experts warn

Diabetes is key factor in WORLDWIDE cancer surge

One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and being overweight

Lancet study links high BMI, diabetes to cancer

High BMI, diabetes cause of new cancer cases: Lancet study

Lifestyle link to cancer rate: study

Diabetes, High BMI Tied to Cancer on Global Level

Diabetes and Obesity Together Responsible for Nearly 800,000 Cancers Worldwide

Nearly 6% of cancers worldwide are attributable to diabetes and obesity

More than one in 20 cancer cases attributed to diabetes, BMI

The number of obese children is about to overtake the number of underweight for the first time

America’s Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High, New Report Says


Childhood obesity on the rise in the Arab world, WHO warns

Suomen pojat lihoivat Euroopan kärkeen – jo 30 prosenttia pojista ylipainoisia: ”Tähän ei ole yhtä syytä”

How should I tell my children they're fat?

Youth obesity increases 10-fold in four decades – UN report

Les enfants suisses moins gros que les autres

Childhood Obesity Has Risen 10 Times Worldwide

Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago

Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Shocking figures show there are now 124 million obese children worldwide

Global childhood obesity rises 10-fold in 40 years

Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked

Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades

Childhood Obesity Up Worldwide Almost 10-Fold Over 4 Decades

Children weighing in half a stone heavier

Child Obesity Increases 12 Times: Bulgaria's Children Fifth in Europe

Children & teenagers fatter than they have been in 40 years but 200million are underweight

Study claims obese children will outnumber underweight children by 2022

Global childhood obesity rates now 10 times higher than in 1975

More than four million British children are obese or overweight: Warning of 'absolute crisis' in child health leading to heart disease, cancer and diabetes

Childhood Obesity Has Risen Tenfold Across The Globe Over The Past 40 Years

Obese, malnourished: obese children to outnumber severely underweight in five years: WHO study

Rise in child obesity over the past decades

Childhood And Adolescent Obesity Increases Tenfold In Four Decades – Analysis

More obese than underweight young people globally by 2022

Obesity In Children And Teens Rose Sharply Worldwide Over Past 4 Decades

Obesity in kids and teenagers rises tenfold in last 40 years – WHO study

On global childhood obesity

Global study finds ‘10-fold increase in number of children, adolescents living with obesity’

Obese kid and teen figures soar from 11m to 120m in 40 years

Do you know our children are 10 times more obese than kids four decades ago?

Obesity rates among children see tenfold increase in past 40 years: WHO

World Obesity Day: How parents can help their kids avoid becoming overweight

What India's obesity problem has to do with its malnourished pregnant women

Study: A 10-fold increase in obese kids and adolescents by 2022

Soaring global obesity rates come with hefty price tag

KID OBESITY BOOM - Number of overweight children has increased over ten times since 1970s

WHO: Number Of Obese Children, Teens Now 10 Times Higher Than 40 Years Ago

There are now 10 times more obese children than there were 40 years ago

Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago

Junk food blamed for a tenfold rise in obese children

There are now 124 million obese children around the world, figures show

Almost a third of Irish children are overweight – study

Global childhood obesity has increased over ten-fold in 40 years

Obesity in children soars 10-fold in four decades

As America fights childhood obesity, more kids around the world are underweight

Harris pledges €5m to reduce rates of obesity

Obesity Rate: 10 Times Higher Found On Teens And Children; New Study Suggests

The world will have more obese kids than underweight kids by 2022

Major study claims global childhood obesity has increased ten fold since 1975

Tenfold increase in worldwide childhood obesity since 1975

Childhood obesity up dramatically

Shocking increase of childhood obesity in Ireland revealed

Irish Children Are The 8th Most Overweight In Europe

There are now 124 million obese children around the world, figures show


Childhood obesity rates rise 10-fold since the '70s

Children's obesity rates plateaued in rich countries, says study

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study


'Obesity is now a disease of the poor' warn experts as healthy food becomes more expensive

Global obesity levels in children rise tenfold, according to study

Number of obese children worldwide up tenfold since 1975

Obesity spreading in Bangladesh children, new study blames junk food

WHO Study Sounds Alarm Over Childhood Obesity

Childhood, adolescent obesity up 10 times in last 40 years, says WHO

Obesity is now a 'disease of the poor' and experts warn it's because healthy foods is too expensive

Childhood obesity rates soar 10-fold across the world

World Obesity Day – how Switzerland measures up

Ten times more obese children in forty years

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years

Experts urge more action on `great disgrace´ of child obesity

Obesity day, 10 volte più bambini obesi rispetto al 1975

New maps show big divide between the world’s overweight and underweight children

Childhood Obesity Increased More Than Tenfold Since 1975

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

Calls for war on junk food ads as obesity costs set to rise by 60 per cent

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: World Health Organization report

WHO study sounds alarm over childhood obesity

Children's obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked

Children’s obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

WHO Warns of Child Obesity Epidemic

Childhood, adolescent obesity up tenfold in past four decades: WHO

Hunger and Obesity on the Rise in Latin America, UN Food Body Warns

WHO releases new guidelines to assess, manage obesity in children

WHO Releases New Guidelines for Obesity: 5 Diet Tips To Help Maintain Your Weight

Dix fois plus d’enfants obèses en quarante ans

Le nombre d'enfants et d'adolescents obèses a été multiplié par dix en quarante ans dans le monde

L’obésité des jeunes, une crise sanitaire mondiale

L’obésité explose chez les jeunes

Dix fois plus d'enfants et d'ados obèses qu'il y a 40 ans

منظمة الصحة العالمية: معدلات بدانة الأطفال ارتفعت 10 أضعاف خلال أربعة عقود

منظمة الصحة العالمية : بدانة الأطفال والمراهقين تقفز عشر مرات في 40 عاما

El número de niños obesos se multiplica por 10 en cuatro décadas


124 Millionen Kinder sind fettleibig

Record-setting obesity study sets off alarm bells for World Health Organization

Obese children to outnumber severely underweight by 2022 – WHO

Why America's Exploding Teen Obesity Crisis Is Bad News for U.S. Health Care

World Health Organization: Childhood Obesity On The Rise

Number of obese teens, children rises 10 times

Obésité infantile : inquiétante explosion des cas dans le monde

South Korea’s inequality paradox: long life, good health and poverty

Varakkaissa maissa eletään yhä vanhemmiksi – ero miesten ja naisten välillä kaventuu

Being an American is life-threatening

It's getting harder to live longer in the U.S.

In South Korea, the average woman may soon live to 90

Long life global trend: South Korean women lead at 90

South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts

Australian men to be knocked off top spot for life expectancy

How To Live To Old Age? Average Life Expectancy May Cross 90 Years By 2030, But Not For The US


Study sees U.S. life expectancy falling further behind other countries

Sorry, America: U.S. life expectancy projected to lag behind other countries

Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

Men close the life expectancy gap on women by ditching drink and cigarettes and embracing a healthier lifestyle

Now we are all going to live over 90, we need to look to Japan for some advice

Why South Koreans now live longer than Americans

US To Have Lowest Life Expectancy Among High-Income Countries By 2030

U.S. life expectancy will soon be on par with Mexico’s and the Czech Republic’s

Life expectancy forecast to exceed 90 years in coming decades

The curious case of high blood pressure around the world

How the world got fat: a visualisation of global obesity over 40 years

L’être humain a-t-il atteint ses limites?

More than 1 billion people globally are living with high blood pressure

200 mn Indians had high BP in 2015: Lancet

High Blood Pressure Is Now The Problem Of The World’s Poor

Nearly Twice As Many People Have High Blood Pressure Today Than 40 Years Ago

Moins de pression artérielle dans les pays développés

Hoge bloeddruk steeds vaker kwestie van armoede

Больше миллиарда человек живут с высоким давлением

Häufigkeit für Bluthochdruck unter Österreichern signifikant gesunken


High blood pressure: Global total almost doubles in 4 decades

Globaler Report: Arterielle Hypertonie verlagert sich in ärmere Länder

La pression artérielle depuis 40 ans

Global population with high blood pressure has doubled since 1975, biggest rise in South Asia and Africa: Study

200m Indians had high blood pressure in 2015: Lancet

Peste un miliard de persoane din întreaga lume suferă de hipertensiune arterială (studiu)

Meer dan 1 miljard mensen wereldwijd hebben een hoge bloeddruk

High blood pressure now major problem in developing world: study

Mehr als 1,1 Milliarden Menschen haben Bluthochdruck

High blood pressure: Number of Britons suffering falls by HALF in 40 years

Global high blood pressure has almost doubled over the past 40 years — study

83% say their health is good or very good

In 40 years, 100 per cent global rise in number of BP patients

1.13bn people at risk as high blood pressure rates soar in poorer countries

Global high blood pressure rates double

Eine Milliarde Menschen haben hohen Blutdruck

Huge study finds a billion people suffer from high blood pressure

Brits have the ‘healthiest blood pressure in Europe’ after dramatic drop in cases of hypertension since the 1970s

Study: High Blood Pressure Affects Over a Billion People Worldwide

A record 1.13 billion people are suffering from high blood pressure around the world


Tall Order -- Heights in other countries elevate but U.S> stature tops off

El mapa mundial de la estatura muestra en qué países se crece más

Believe me, one day, Indian women will be taller than Indian men

Tripping the height fantastic

Global study of tallest people shows Australians are going up in the world

Which country do you think has the tallest people? No, it’s not the US

How tall would you have been 100 years ago?

Chinese grow in height rankings

Height quiz: Which nationality has grown the most?

Americans are shrinking, while Chinese and Koreans sprout up

Average height of Maltese men, women rose by over 11cm, 10cm since 1896

Ticos crecieron 12 centímetros en 100 años

America is getting shorter, compared to the rest of the world

Americans are Becoming Shorter Compared to Other Nationalities

Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people's height

Gli alti e i bassi della Terra Lo studio sulle stature in 200 Paesi Gli italiani superano gli americani

Dutch are tallest people in the world, U.S. heights stagnate

Study finds Dutch men are the world's tallest

Les Néerlandais et les Lettones sont les plus grands du monde

Los hombres argentinos son los más altos de América Latina

Canadians still getting taller, but not as fast as others

Dutch men revealed as world's tallest

US and UK fall behind in largest ever global study of height

How height has changed over 100 years

The world is growing taller — but very unevenly

Tall story? Men and women have grown taller over last century, study shows

Why are South Korean women getting taller?

While the rest of the world got taller, Americans plateaued. Here’s why.

Homens portugueses entre os que mais cresceram nos últimos cem anos

L'Iran grandit, la Sierra Leone rapetisse

Dutch men are world's tallest and Latvia's women are loftiest, study finds

How tall is YOUR country? Men from the Netherlands top the table at just under 6ft while women from Guatemala stand at 4'10"

British overtake Americans after growing 11cm in 100 years

Dutch men and Latvian women are the world’s tallest

Tall tales: Asians hit new heights with largest growth spurts in world, 100-year study finds


How humans have changed in height in the last 100 years

Dutch men, Latvian women tallest but Iranians, South Koreans closing: 100-year study

Korean women 20 cm taller than century ago

Adults have become shorter in many countries

100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians

Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people's height

Fatter Still - The world is entering a new era of severe obesity

The health globe: A trip around the world of obesity

The diabetes epidemic: Up to half a million Australians have this deadly disease without realising it

A global alarm about diabetes - And don't blame it all on fast food

More evidence that obesity is a global catastrophe in slow motion

Kenya: Alarm as diabetes rate more than doubles in three decades

World Health Day: India among top 3 countries with high diabetic population

Diabetes is a supersized threat to our future health

The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled to 422 million

Diabetes cases reach 422 million as poorer countries see steep rises

World is facing 'unrelenting march' of diabetes: Soaring obesity sees number of people with the deadly disease QUADRUPLE to 422 million in 35 years

Diabetes cases up 70 per cent in Ireland since 1980

The world is getting fatter and no one knows how to stop it

More people obese than underweight

全球胖子数量超过了瘦子 中国肥胖人口居世界首位

640m obese people globally

No. 1 in underweight population, India among top 5 in obesity

Obesity a bigger problem than world hunger, Lancet study says

En el mundo ya hay más gordos que flacos

And once again, Maltese men top the weighing scales

Study finds more adults are obese than underweight

One fifth of adults worldwide will be obese by 2025, predicts study

More obese people in the world than underweight, says study

1 in 5 people will be obese by 2025, study says

One Fifth Of World’s Population Will Be Obese By 2025, Experts Warn

World's obese population hits 641 million, global study finds

Obesity overtakes malnourishment as global health problem

'Statins will become USELESS in a decade': Soaring obesity could render the drugs useless - leaving gastric bands as the only option

World's obese population hits 641 million

Explore how global obesity crisis has exploded in past 40 years

'Tsunami of diabetes': If growing trend continues, one-fifth of adults will be obese by 2025

One in eight adults now obese: Global survey

World’s obese population: 641 million of us are fat and that’s worrying

More obese people in the world than those who are underweight: research

One in five adults may be obese by 2025: survey warns

British people 'will be Europe's fattest' within 10 years

British people will be the ‘fattest in Europe in the next decade’

World’s obese population hits 641 million, global study finds

British people will be fattest in Europe by 2025

Obese humans now outnumber the underweight: Study

The world's bulging waistline: A FIFTH of us could be obese within 10 years - with China, the US and Britain leading the way

Britain - the fat man (and woman) of Europe: UK will be fattest nation on continent by 2025, with 40% of adults classed as obese

A fifth of the world’s population will be obese by 2025 as one in nine go hungry

More people on Earth now obese than underweight

Lard of Hope ‘n Glory: UK’s population to be fattest in Europe by 2025

Men near equality with women in life expectancy

Life expectancy increases but gap widens between rich and poor

Britons to live up to four years longer than official estimates by 2030

Which Brits Are Expected To Live The Longest?

Life expectancy set to soar over next 15 years

Men 'catching up' on life expectancy

Richest One Percent Will Live Over Eight Years Longer on Average Than Those Living in Poorest Parts in UK by 2030, Experts Say

Londoners "most at risk" of dying due to climate change

South-east of England more vulnerable to heatwave deaths, research reveals

The big picture

Sugar rush

Diabetes cases double to 347 million

Diabetes rate 'doubles' - Imperial College and Harvard research suggests

Diabetes epidemic affecting 350m - and western fast food is to blame

Worldwide Diabetes More Than Doubled Since 1980

How tiny Nauru became world's fattest nation

Average blood pressure falls globally, shoots up in India

Worldwide obesity rates have almost doubled since 1980, but some countries show improvements in high blood pressure, cholesterol

Report on global cardiac risks: World gets fatter, but blood pressure goes down