The Risks of Regularly Skipping Breakfast Video

Learn how regularly skipping breakfast not only doesn't result in weight loss, it may actually lead to weight gain in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is insidermedicine in 60 from Minneapolis. Regularly skipping breakfast not only doesn't result in weight loss and may actually lead to weight gain. In a study of over 2,000 adolescents nearly 25% regularly they miss breakfast and those who missed it were noted to weigh 5 pounds more than those who regularly eat breakfast by the end of the study period. From Chapel Hill, a followup study of women who took hormone therapy including both estrogen and progesterone indicates that these women may have an increased risk for cancer. Their initial study was stopped after it was noted that there is hormone therapy had a higher risk of breast cancer, stroke and blood clots. The new study confirms that continue to 25% raised risk and development of oval cancers and primarily new cases of breast cancer. And finally from Las Vegas, a colonoscopy clinic has been shutdown after six cases of hepatitis C were found to originate from the clinic. All the cases had their procedures done on the same day and genetic testing reveal the same viral strain. Officials fear that the cluster of cases may represent the tip of the iceberg and they are urging more than 40,000 patients who had attended the clinic to be screened fro hepatitis B and C as well as HIV. For insidermedicine in 60, I am Dr. Susan Sharma.

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