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Physical activity ‘aids cancer prognosis,’ study finds

Physical activity ‘aids cancer prognosis,’ study finds

20 January 2014

A study of 572 prostate cancer patients in the US has found a strong link between physical activity and a lower risk of recurrence or death from the disease.

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Low fitness levels in adolescence points to increased chances of heart attacks in later life, study shows

08 January 2014

A new study released by the European Heart Journal has suggested that a person's cardiorespiratory fitness during teenage years has a significant effect on the person's likelihood of suffering a heart attack later in life.

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12,000 female cancer deaths a year could be avoided with a dose of activity

12,000 female cancer deaths a year could be avoided with a dose of activity

06 January 2014

New figures show that British woman suffer disproportionately at the hands of avoidable cancer deaths

 

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UK will suffer ‘huge increase in heart attacks, strokes and diabetes’ without a change in habits, warns a new report

UK will suffer ‘huge increase in heart attacks, strokes and diabetes’ without a change in habits, warns a new report

03 January 2014

Rising obesity levels and the decrease in physical activity across the globe mean that without intervention chronic health conditions could skyrocket

 

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Join up local resources to ensure the public can stay active

02 January 2014

Today (2nd January 2014) Luciana Berger MP, Labour's Shadow Public Health Minister, released a statement saying that 'soaring gym prices' at leisure centres will impact on 2014 resolutions to get active. In this statement, she also called for "Ministers to make gym and leisure facilities accessible and affordable for all."

 

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London Olympics fail to get more people active

19 December 2013

“No Olympic legacy yet apparent” says Health Survey

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Experts call for end of blaming video games for fostering laziness

Experts call for end of blaming video games for fostering laziness

17 December 2013

The time has come to "stop blaming manufacturers of computer games for the declining rates of physical activity," according to one of the UK's leading health and fitness experts.

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