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NEWSBITES May 2023

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Physical Activity Associated with Breast Cancer Survival

Being physically active has been associated with lower risk for developing breast cancer. Now, a study has found that being active after a diagnosis...

The Health Benefits of Strength Training

While aerobic activities like walking, jogging, gardening, swimming, and playing tennis or pickleball are an important part of a healthy lifestyle, there are many...

A Fiber-Rich Diet May Improve Response to Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment

Immunotherapy uses a person’s own immune system to fight cancer. One such treatment uses immune checkpoint inhibitors—medicines that target proteins that switch immune cells...

You’ve answered questions about oats before, but I’m unclear as to whether instant oats...

Judith C. Thalheimer, RD, LDN, managing editor of Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, answers: “After the inedible husk is removed from an oat grain,...

What You Need to Know about Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the U.S. and around the globe. Worldwide, there are nearly a million new...

News Bites May 2022

Walking Can Preserve Women’s Muscle with Age, No Extra Protein Needed A trial that asked if milk was better at helping build muscle than a...

Protect Yourself from Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Following screening recommendations is essential to prevention, but lifestyle...

Lose Excess Weight to Fight Breast Cancer

Women, if you are looking for more motivation to have a healthy weight, a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer...

Cancer Risk and Sedentary Behavior

A study published recently in JAMA Oncology found that greater sedentary time was associated with higher cancer mortality. This prospective cohort study followed 8,002...