According to the data collected every 10 centimeters of height higher than the national average increase the risk of cancer by 18% in men and 11% women. The results of the research, the scientists published in the conference of the European society of paediatric endocrinologists in Barcelona.
Within the framework of the study, researchers analyzed the health of 5.5 million people aged from 24 to 77 years. The growth of volunteers ranged from 100 to 225 inches.
Noteworthy is that the increase has little effect on the appearance of cancer. Significantly greater is the value of the living environment, quality of food, the presence or absence of bad habits.