Study: Lifetime Exercise Linked to Lower Risk of Colon Polyps

A study, recently published in the British Journal of Cancer, suggests that lifetime exercise is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing colon polyps in senior age.Study Lifetime Exercise Linked to Lower Risk of Colon Polyps

The study includes analysis of data from 28,250 US nurses from the Nurses’ Health Study II which took place from the late 1980s till years 2011. The health information included all illnesses and habits, medicines taken, and other conditions.

The analysis of the data showed that people who were physically active between 12 and 22 were 7% less likely to develop polyps; those who exercised during adulthood, between 23 and 64, had 9% lower risk, and those who were active in both age intervals had 24% lower risk of developing polyps.

One of the study authors Leandro Rezende says: “Whether it's during adolescence or adulthood, the more physical activity we get, the lower the risk of developing adenoma in adulthood becomes.”

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