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Dense bones linked to raised risk for prostate cancer

Men who develop prostate cancer, especially the more aggressive and dangerous forms that spread throughout the body, tend to retain denser bones as they age than men who stay free of the disease, suggests new research from ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Cancer
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Study links cardiorespiratory fitness, stroke risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that men with low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness are 60 percent more likely to die of stroke than ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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Tidy house, fitter body?

An Indiana University study that examined the relationship between physical activity and a range of variables involving urban residents' homes and neighborhoods found that the inside of study subjects' homes had more to do ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Health
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'Thriving infant' genes increase risk of obesity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists using data from the University of Bristol's ALSPAC study have discovered a genetic link between obesity and rapid weight gain in babies as young as six weeks old. The research ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Genetics
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Study finds effects of early child care at age 15

Teens who were in high-quality child care settings as young children scored slightly higher on measures of academic and cognitive achievement and were slightly less likely to report acting-out behaviors than peers who were ...

dateMay 14, 2010 in Health
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