People living near green spaces are at lower risk of metabolic syndrome, finds study

Middle-aged and older adults that live in greener neighbourhoods are at lower risk of developing metabolic syndrome than those living in areas with less green space

People living near green spaces are at lower risk of metabolic syndrome, finds studyThis is the main conclusion of a new study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa,” which provides further evidence on the health benefits of green spaces. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together and include obesity, hypertension, high blood sugar levels, and abnormal fat […]

Women face a higher risk of developing cancer due to diabetes, reveals study

Diabetes and obesity, one of the main causes of the most common form of the disease, are both independent risk factors for a variety of cancers

Women face a higher risk of developing cancer due to diabetes, reveals studyPeople with diabetes are more likely to develop certain cancers than those without the condition, and a new analysis suggests that the increased risk is greater for women than for men. Some previous research suggests that this may be due at least in part to biological changes caused by these conditions such as high blood […]