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Exercise plus sleep may lower cancer risk in women

Posted on Feb 4, 2009 in Cancer

Study: Women who exercised most had a 20 percent reduction in cancer riskExercise’s benefit was erased if study participant didn’t get enough sleep Adequate sleep didn’t reduce cancer risk in people who didn’t exercise   By Amanda MacMillan Regular physical activity may lower a woman’s overall risk of cancer, suggests a new government study — but only if her workouts don’t cut into a good night’s sleep. Otherwise, lack of shut-eye appears to cancel out much of exercise’s protective benefits. Exercise and sleep are already linked: Getting...

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