exercise research
Exercise aids cancer recovery

The great 7th century Chinese doctor and teacher Sun Simiao said, "The Tao of nurturing life requires that one keep oneself as fluid as possible." This is borne out yet again byew exercise/cancer research which has found that exercising for several weeks after chemotherapy can remodel the immune system, making it more effective at preventing secondary cancers. At the same time it adds to the evidence that for healthy people regular exercise can reduce the risk of developing cancer in the first place. (Exercise could fortify immune system against future cancers. American Physiological Society).

 
15 minutes daily exercise adds 3 years to your life

A large Taiwanese study has found that exercising for just 15 minutes a day can reduce mortality and extend lifespan.

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Active commute improves girls’ cognitive performance

A large Spanish study suggests that an active commute to school can boost girls’ scores in cognitive tests.

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Exercising in nature has added benefits

A systematic review by UK authors has concluded that exercising in the natural environment leads to greater benefits in mental and physical wellbeing than exercising indoors.

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Morning exercise makes up for unhealthy diet

Exercising first thing in the morning before breakfast can significantly lessen the detrimental effects of an unhealthy diet. 

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Exercise prevents the common cold

Regular exercise may prevent the common cold, according to a study by US researchers.

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Gallstone risk reduced by exercise

People who exercise more are significantly less likely to develop gallstones, according to UK investigators.

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Exercise can overcome genetic obesity

A study by Swedish researchers has revealed that with regular exercise, teenagers genetically predisposed towards obesity can lose weight and keep it off.

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Exercise good for older women’s brains

Being physically active improves brain blood flow and cognitive ability in older women.

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Breathing exercises help with asthma

Breathing exercises can help asthma patients control their symptoms, according to a Scottish study.

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Exercise protects against breast cancer

Vigorous exercise may protect women against breast cancer.

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Active women protected against breast cancer

Physically active women are less likely to get breast cancer.

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Exercise reduces cancer deaths in men

Men who exercise often are less likely to die from cancer than those who don't exercise.

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Exercise slows ageing

Individuals who are physically active are biologically younger than those with sedentary lifestyles.

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Diet and exercise reduce cancer

Over 40% of bowel and breast cancer cases in the UK would be prevented by healthy diet, physical activity and weight maintenance

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Mediterranean diet and regular exercise prevent death

Eating a Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of death from all causes, including cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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