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Better cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates type 2 diabetes risk with statin use

6 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness may reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes in adults and can reduce the diabetogenic effects of statin use, according to findings published in Obesity.
“In addition to being able to predict the risk of all-cause and disease-specific mortality, a large body of literature indicates that might be associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes.... Yet concerns remain as to whether a similar association exists in statin users, who are vulnerable to the development of type 2 diabetes, and whether a higher level of
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Radiation-related cancer risk up to 153% higher in patients with obesity

6 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Patients with obesity that underwent X-ray had a risk for radiation-related cancer that was up to 153% higher than other patients, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Radiological Protection.
“In the context of radiation protection, patients with obesity are receiving higher doses as a result of computed tomography and interventional procedures,” Saeed J. M. Alqahtani, BSc, MSc, of the medical imaging department at the University of Exeter, England,and colleagues wrote.
“However, in projection radiography, the dose to patients with obesity in clinical
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