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Exercise Reduces Breast Cancer Risk, Weight Gain Negates The Effect
2012-06-25 08:24:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com A new US study has found that women who maintain physical activity -- even mild exercise -- before or after menopause may reduce their overall risk of breast cancer, but substantial weight gain may cancel out these benefits. Previous studies have shown that physical activity can reduce the risk of breast cancer, but many questions also followed. How often should a woman exercise, and for how long? And how intense should that exercise be? Also, does...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.