February 27, 2014

Colon Problems in Obese Men

A recent study from Michigan State University, published in PloS One, found that obese men have six times greater likelihood to have multiple colon polyps and tubular adenomas.  Such statistics support the evidence that colonoscopy is recommended for these patients, considering that colon polyps can be associated with cancer of the colon.

Source:  HealthDay News

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