Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Breast Cancer Risk-Physical Activity-Active Lifestyle-Cancer Research

Breast cancer risk reduces by gardening and housework, research finds

An active lifestyle can help protect against developing cancer, study of link between physical activity and the disease confirmsGardening, doing housework and walking the dog can reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by up to 13%, according to research.The findings, from the largest ever study of the link between physical activity and the disease, have confirmed that an active lifestyle can help protect against developing cancer.In 8,000 women examined by researchers on the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (Epic) those who were the most active were 13% less likely to get breast cancer than those who were inactive. Women who were moderately active run an 8% lower risk, added the study, published in the International Journal of Cancer and funded by Cancer Research UK.The re... read more..

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