How is obesity linked to colon cancers? The answer lies in stem cells.

According to The World Health Organization, 13% of adults worldwide (600 million people) currently suffer from obesity. In addition to causing/increasing the risk of heart diseases, arthritis, and diabetes, obesity is also a well-established risk factor for certain cancers of the colon, breast, esophagus, pancreas and liver. But it’s not clear how obesity can cause … More How is obesity linked to colon cancers? The answer lies in stem cells.