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Can Fitness Influence Cancer Risk and Survival?

Adults who are the most fit are at lower risk of developing lung and colorectal cancer, while those who do develop these cancers and have high fitness levels are more likely to survive, according to a new study published in the American Cancer Society’s journal Cancer, reports Wiley. Researchers studied nearly 50,000 adults who received exercise… Read More »

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From the archives 20 years ago: the great phone cancer scare

RyanJLane/Getty By Joshua Howgego “FOR anyone who uses a mobile, these are worrying times.” So began our cover story on 10 April 1999. By then, 500 million people worldwide were using mobile phones and hysteria around their effects on health was reaching a climax. There were claims that radiation from handsets cooked your brain, scrambled… Read More »

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