High BMI linked to colon polyps

Fatty liver and old age are also risk factors

As the list of adverse health effects of being overweight and obese continues to grow, researchers report a link between high BMI and colon polyps.
The finding follows mounting evidence that indicates obesity is associated with a risk of colorectal cancer.

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In the latest issue of Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, the Korean researchers report on nearly 3000 patients undergoing routine physicals over a six-year period to assess the relationship between the fatty liver index — a predictor of non