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Q Health Flash STAY UPDATED WITH THE LATEST MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS CANCER & FAT O ut of the 36 kinds of cancer evaluated, researchers have found strong evidence for a link to obesity for 11 – in the colon, rectum, biliary tract (liver and gallbladder), pancreas, breast, endometrium (uterine lining), ovary, kidney, and the gastric cardia (the junction of the esophagus and stomach); a certain type of esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma); and one type of bone marrow cancer (multiple myeloma). Make sure you’re doing at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity activity such as brisk walking, as obesity is a cancer risk factor that can be modified through exercise and diet. Anxiety Attack! M any people are quick to grab a pill bottle when they experience health problems. Apart from constant low energy, below are few other notable symptoms. Symptoms of anxiety: DExcessive ongoing worry and tension. DRestlessness or a feeling of being ‘edgy’. DIrritability. DMuscle tension. DHeadaches. DSweating. DTrouble falling or staying asleep. DTrembling. DBeing easily startled. 16 February 2018 HEALTH & NUTRITION