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Can Fitness Influence Cancer Risk and Survival?

Adults who are the most fit are at lower risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer, while those who do develop these cancers and have high fitness levels are more likely to survive, according to a new study published in the American Cancer Society’s journal Cancer, reports Wiley. Researchers studied nearly 50,000 adults who received exercise… Read More »

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Even one drink a day increases stroke risk, study finds

Even light-to-moderate drinking increases blood pressure and the chances of having a stroke, according to a large genetic study in The Lancet, countering previous claims that one or two drinks a day could be protective. The UK and Chinese researchers followed 500,000 Chinese people for 10 years. They say the findings are relevant to all… Read More »

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