Researchers find insulin link to bowel cancer

Slim people who look outwardly healthy may be at increased risk of bowel cancer if they have raised insulin levels, research has shown.

A new study found that abnormal insulin is associated with a greater risk of bowel cancer, whether or not an individual is overweight.

The findings suggest that measuring blood levels of the hormone could help identify those most likely to develop the disease, increasing the likelihood of early diagnosis and

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