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Exercise May Increase Lifespan After Breast Cancer Treatment

Jan 15, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to National Cancer Institute estimates, there were about 252,710 new diagnoses of breast cancer in the United States in 2017. The life expectancy following treatment for this type of cancer is quite good, with a 5-year survival rate of 89.7%.

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Want To Lower Your Risk Of Dementia? Be More Active.

Oct 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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New Research Shows Even Light Exercise Increases Men's Lifespan

Oct 01, 2018 by Total Access Medical


Clocking up just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, including of light intensity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men, suggests research published online in the
British Journal of Sports Medicine

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New Research: Exercise Is Best For Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrence

Sep 26, 2018 by Total Access Medical

New research highlights key recommendations that breast cancer survivors can incorporate into their lifestyle to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence.

The research was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).

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Does Exercise Lower Risk Of Dementia?

Sep 19, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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New Study: Two Hours of Walking Per Week May Considerably Prolong Life

Sep 17, 2018 by Total Access Medical

According to The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, it is recommended that adults engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity, or 75 minutes of intense physical activity, each week to reap "substantial" health benefits.

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The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

Sep 03, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Globally, 1.9 billion adults are overweight or obese, according to the World Health Organization. Roughly four in 10 adults are overweight, and more than one in 10 are obese, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney problems and joint disorders in addition to multiple types of cancers. 

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The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

Aug 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Globally, 1.9 billion adults are overweight or obese, according to the World Health Organization. Roughly four in 10 adults are overweight, and more than one in 10 are obese, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney problems and joint disorders in addition to multiple types of cancers. 20% of all cancers diagnosed in the US are related to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition, and thus could also be prevented.

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Recent Research: Physical Inactivity Leads To Smaller Brain Size

Aug 01, 2018 by Total Access Medical

According to a study published in Neurology®, poor physical fitness in middle age may be linked to a smaller brain size 20 years later.

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New Study: Light Exercise Increases Men's Lifespan

Apr 18, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Clocking up just a few minutes at a time of any level of physical activity, including of light intensity, is linked to a lower risk of death in older men, suggests research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine

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