Analysis of health status 6 000 people with various brain tumors: meningiomas and a half times more common among obese patients. While none of the scientists is not willing to say that obesity causes cancer, but the chance of this.
The presence of relatively small deviations in weight increased the risk of meningiomas by 21%, clinical forms of obesity by 54%. Note, this type of cancer has a low aggressiveness and treatable.
Causes of tumors varied from the high level of hormones (estrogen, insulin), changes in the concentration of anti-inflammatory substances to the malfunction of the immune system. This writes Live Science. According to the data collected, high physical activity reduces the likelihood of tumors by 27%, regardless of the body mass index of the person.