Women's Health

Daily Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk 12 Percent

imagesThe big news from Thursday’s European Breast Cancer Conference in Glasgow, Scotland is about exercise and breast cancer risk. Researchers at the International Prevention Research Institute in Lyon, France reported the results of their recent meta-analysis of 37 studies published between 1987 and 2013, representing over four┬ámillion women, focusing on exercise and breast cancer rates. A press release from the institute reports that the researchers found that, compared with the least active women, those with the highest level of physical activity reduced their┬árisk of breast cancer by 12 percent. Read more from the International Prevention Research Institute.

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