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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

EXERCISE & CANCER

High levels of leisure-time physical activity associated with lower risk of 13 cancers

High levels of leisure-time physical activity were associated with a lower risk of 13 types of cancer when compared to people with low levels of leisure-time physical activity according to a study done by researchers at the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

The 13 cancers associated with a lower risk were:

  • 10% lower risk of breast cancer
  • 13% lower risk of bladder cancer
  • 13% lower risk of rectal cancer
  • 15% lower risk of head and neck cancer
  • 16% lower risk of colon cancer
  • 17% lower risk of multiple myeloma
  • 20% lower risk of myeloid leukemia
  • 21% lower risk of endometrial cancer
  • 22% lower risk of gastric cardia
  • 23% lower risk of kidney cancer
  • 26% lower risk of lung cancer
  • 27% lower risk of liver cancer
  • 42% lower risk of esophageal cancer

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, May 16, 2018 8:09 am | [0] comments

Sunday, February 24, 2013

DIET SODA

One diet soda per day increases risk of multiple myeloma 2-fold in men

Men from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study who consumed one or more diet soda per day were 2.0-times more likely to get multiple myeloma than men who did not consume diet soda according to a recent analysis.

They did not find a significant increase in women consuming diet sodas.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 7:40 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, November 08, 2007

MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Multiple Myeloma: 60 lbs increases risk 1.5-fold in women

A difference of about 60 pounds increases the risk of multiple myeloma 1.3-fold in women according to a study from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. Multiple myeloma is "is a type of cancer of plasma cells which are immune system cells in bone marrow that produce antibodies" according to Wikipedia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Nov 08, 2007 7:03 am | [0] comments

Monday, September 10, 2007

MULTIPLE MYELOMA

Risk of multiple myeloma 12-27% greater for overweight, 27-82% greater in those who are obese

The risk of multiple myeloma is 12-27 percent greater for those who are overweight and 27-82 percent greater for those who are obese compared with those who are normal weight according to an analysis by researchers from Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Sep 10, 2007 9:04 am | [0] comments
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